Monthly Archives: April 2013

CfA: Performing Exotica (Norient Academic Online Journal)

Euro-American popular music (as well as Western Art Music) has throughout its history been shaped by various musical forms, styles and collaborations – in effect being a precursor to the term “hybridity” applied primarily to collaboration between Euro-American musicians and musicians from other cultures and since the late 1980s often marketed as „world music“ or „world beat“. When drawing on …Read more »

CfA: Singer-Songwriter in Europe

Stuart Green and Isabelle Marc (editors): „The Singer-Songwriter in Europe“ To be published in 2014/2015 Deadline for abstracts: Friday 31 May 2013 The convenors of the European Popular Music Research Group, based at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Leeds, seek contributions in English for an edited volume on the figure of the singer-songwriter in Europe. The …Read more »

CfP: The Ongoing Bond Between Music and Technology (Western University)

15th Annual Western University Graduate Symposium on Music: The Ongoing Bond Between Music and Technology August 23-24, 2013 – Western University, London (Ontario), Canada Deadline: May 3rd, 2013 The Society of Graduate Students in Music of the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University (London, Ontario, Canada) is pleased to invite graduate students to submit paper proposals for the …Read more »

Stelle: Temporary lectureship in popular music or Baroque music (University of Cambridge)

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Music Three-year temporary lectureship in popular music or Baroque music Vacancy Reference Number GT27932 Salary: £37,382 (Grade 9, Spine point 49)* Limit of tenure applies Deadline: 20th May, 2013 Applications are invited for a temporary University Lectureship at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge. This post is a fixed-term appointment for three years and …Read more »

Stelle: Assistant Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology (Millikin University School of Music)

Millikin University School of Music Assistant Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology (tenure-track) Application deadline: May 17, 2013 – Position begins August 2013. Qualifications: Completed doctorate, teaching experience, and commitment to undergraduate education required. Responsibilities: Coordinate music history area; teach courses in western music history, non-western music, and popular music; participate in recruitment, advising, and faculty governance. Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated vision, and leadership …Read more »

Tagung: Hard Wired III (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien)

Hard Wired III – 3. Arbeitstagung zur Heavy Metal-Forschung „Heavy Metal and Society“ 07.-08. Juni 2013 – Institut für Musiksoziologie, mdw – Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien Am 7. und 8. Juni 2013 (Fr und Sa) findet im Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal der Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien die Arbeitstagung „Hard Wired III: Heavy Metal and Society“ statt. …Read more »

Stelle: Lecturer in Digital Cultures (University of Liverpool)

Department of Communication and Media and Department of Music, University of Liverpool Lecturer in Digital Cultures £37,382 – £47,314 pa Closing date: 17.05.2013, 17:00:00 BST The Department of Communication and Media and The School of Music wish to appoint a Lecturer in Digital Cultures. Applicants with expertise in social media, audio-visual cultures, screen media, and/or video games, are especially welcome, …Read more »

Konferenz: Researching Music Censorship (University of Copenhagen)

The Researching Music Censorship network: „Researching Music Censorship“ June 6th-8th 2013 – University of Copenhagen The Researching Music Censorship network, which is funded by the Nordic research agency NordForsk, has for more than three years examined and discussed questions of freedom of expression in music in its broadest sense with Nordic and International researchers. The original objectives of the project …Read more »

CfP: Music around the Atlantic Rim (British Forum for Ethnomusicology)

The British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the AHRC Research Networking Project „Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns“ “Music around the Atlantic Rim” 19th October, 2013 – School of Music, Cardiff University Deadline: 21 June 2013 This conference will consider the relocation of peoples and exchanges of culture, music and ideas in relation to seafaring. We seek new approaches and theoretical frameworks …Read more »

CfS: Journal of World Popular Music

We are pleased to announce a call for submission of articles for the new Journal of World Popular Music (first issue to be published in June 2014). Articles may focus on the study of world popular music in all its forms and from a variety of academic and other perspectives, including any local popularized musics of the world, commercially available …Read more »

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