Monthly Archives: September 2013

Stelle: Director (Center for Popular Music, MTSU)

Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University: Director (Tenure-Track) Requisition Number: 2406 Review of position begins: October 28, 2013 Position available: July 1, 2014 The Center for Popular Music ( is a major research facility at Middle Tennessee State University. There are more than one million items in the Center’s archives, including 200,000 sound recordings, over 100,000 pieces of …Read more »

CfP: Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns (University of Liverpool)

AHRC Research Networking project “Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns”: International Conference and Study Day 14-15 March 2014 – Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, UK Deadline: 1 November 2013 The International Conference and Study Day are the culmination of the of the AHRC-funded phase of the network, building on the three specialised colloquia in 2013. The International Conference will take place …Read more »

CfC: Developing Pedagogies of Punk

Call for Chapter Contributions: Developing Pedagogies of Punk Developing curriculums and pedagogical approaches to the teaching of Punk music is a poorly investigated area within Music in Higher Education. The growing capability for institutions to develop programmes in these popular music areas have led to an appropriation of traditional teaching methods in some areas and innovative groundbreaking processes in others. …Read more »

CfP: IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference (University College)

IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: „Worlds of Popular Music“ 11-14 September 2014 – University College, Cork Deadline: 15 December 2013 Keynote Speaker: Professor David Hesmondhalgh Keynote title: „Music and the Affective Turn“ Popular music creates worlds around its listeners, temporary, often intimate, and feelingful environments within which the act of listening occurs. It meanwhile plays significant roles in the …Read more »

CfP: Sounds, Klänge, Töne (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung)

Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe „Gefühlte Gemeinschaften? Emotionen im Musikleben Europas“: Sounds, Klänge, Töne – Zur klanglichen Dimension von Musik und ihrer emotionalen Bedeutung und Wahrnehmung 24.-26. April 2014 – Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin Deadline: 15.11.2013 Von der Wiener Klassik bis zur Berliner Clubkultur, vom Garagenpunk bis zu barocken Kirchenchorälen, von moderner Kammermusik bis zum Open Air Festival – all diese musikalischen Klangwelten sind …Read more »

Ankündigung: Interaktive Web Application VOCALMETRICS geht online

Interaktive Web Application VOCALMETRICS geht online Was ist das Besondere einer Popstimme? Wie unterscheiden sich Jazz-, Blues- oder Gospelvokalisten voneinander? Um diese und ähnliche Fragen geht es im DFG-Forschungsprojekt „Stimme und Gesang in der populären Musik der USA (1900-1960)“ am Institut für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena. Eine interaktiv-spielerische Erkundung von Stimmcharakteristika ermöglicht nun die Web Application VOCALMETRICS, die in Kooperation mit dem …Read more »

CfP: 35th ICFA: Fantastic Empires (IAFA)

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts: 35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Fantastic Empires March 19-23, 2014 – Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel Deadline: 31 October, 2013 The ICFA welcomes papers on any aspect of the fantastic – broadly defined as including fantasy, science fiction, weird fiction, horror, gothic, and fairy tales – in Literature, …Read more »

CfP: Síneris

Musicological journal: Síneris Deadline: 21st of each month We are glad to invite you to participate in the journal on Musicology Síneris ( Our key editorial policy tries to embrace both academic research and the scientific disclosure and the starting and pivotal point is music (classic, urban, popular, Ethnomusicology, cinema, dance, Billboard’s classics, and a long etcetera). This should …Read more »

CfP: Bone Flute to Auto-Tune (University of California)

Bone Flute to Auto-Tune: A Conference on Music & Technology in History, Theory and Practice April 24-26, 2014 – University of California, Berkeley Deadline: October 25, 2013 What shapes our music technologies? How do our technologies shape our musical practices and thought? An exciting body of scholarship has addressed such questions for sound recording, electronic instruments and digital media, illuminating …Read more »

Stelle: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship (Stanford University)

Stanford University: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities Deadline: November 15, 2013 Begin: September 1, 2014 Stipend: $64,000 Stanford University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities, a unique opportunity for the best recent Ph.D. recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars and teachers. Up to four …Read more »

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