Monthly Archives: April 2014

Stipendium: IIPC visiting fellow 2014 (University of Turku)

International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC), University of Turku: „IIPC visiting fellow 2014“ Duration: one month Deadline: May 16, 2014 Start: autumn 2014 Spend your sabbatical or research leave in Turku, Finland, in an inspiring academic atmosphere. The International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC) is a multi-disciplinary research unit concerned with promoting cutting-edge research on contemporary popular culture. We aim …Read more »

Symposium: In/Between Spaces (John Moores University)

AHRC Subcultures Network: “In/Between Spaces” 5th September 2014 – John Moores University, Liverpool, UK Please find below details of a symposium entitled ‘In/Between Spaces’ to be held at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK on Friday 5th September 2014, organised by the AHRC Subcultures Network: www.reading.ac.uk/history/research/Subcultures/subcultures.aspx The symposium will explore the role of ‘space’ in youth cultures, both urban and …Read more »

CfP: The Fan Studies Network 2014 Conference (Regent’s University)

Fan Studies Network: The Fan Studies Network 2014 Conference 27-28th September 2014 – Regent’s University, London, UK Deadline: 1st June Keynote Speakers: Dr Paul Booth (DePaul University) Dr Rhiannon Bury (Athabasca University) Mr Orlando Jones (star of Sleepy Hollow, appearing for a virtual Q&A) For two years the Fan Studies Network has provided a fruitful and enthusiastic space for academics …Read more »

Symposium: Carnivalising Pop: Music Festival Cultures (University of Salford)

One-day international symposium: „Carnivalising Pop: Music Festival Cultures“ June 13, 2014 – University of Salford Guest speakers: Dr Gina Arnold, Stanford University, USA, author of Route 666: On the Road to Nirvana, Kiss This: Punk in the Present Tense Alan Lodge, independent photographer and festival activist, discusses some of his classic images from 1970s free festivals and 1980s/1990s free party …Read more »

CfP: Pop Without Tech (Milwaukee)

American Musicological Society Popular Music Study Group “Pop Without Tech” November 6-9, 2014 – Milwaukee, WI Deadline: April 30, 2014 Website: www.ams-net.org/studygroups/pmsg/events.html The AMS Popular Music Study Group is pleased to announce its fourth annual paper session, to be held at the 2014 joint meeting of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory. We welcome interested scholars …Read more »

CfP: International Conference on the Blues (Delta State University)

International Conference on the Blues October 6-7, 2014 – Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2014 Website: www.deltastate.edu/blues Delta State University is now accepting proposals for workshops, papers, presentations, and clinics for The International Conference on the Blues, which will be held October 6-7, 2014. Topics of general interest to scholars and enthusiasts are welcome: African American …Read more »

CfP: Making Music – Producing Sound: the Nordic angle (Oslo)

2014 IASPM Norden conference: „Making Music – Producing Sound: the Nordic angle“ 3. and 4. December, 2014 – Oslo Deadline: 1 June 2014 We are happy to announce that the Nordic branch of IASPM will arrange a conference at the University of Oslo in collaboration with the 9th Art of Record Production conference. We will have a joint day and …Read more »

Stelle: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Popular Music (University of Northampton)

University of Northampton, School of The Arts: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Popular Music Job Type: Full Time Permanent Salary: £32,644 – £45,053 per annum Closing Date: 05.05.2014 Ref No: UN1381 The School of The Arts aims to provide a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment where students are able to experiment and explore new ideas while working to fulfil their true creative …Read more »

Stelle: Two Assistant Professors (University of Groningen)

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, The Netherlands: Two Assistant Professors (full-time) History and theory of popular music (50%) Theatre and/or performance studies (50%) Artistic entrepreneurship and arts marketing (50%) Arts philosophy, comparative arts and/or media studies (50%) Deadline: May 11, 2014 Date of entry into employment: August 1, 2014 The Positions History …Read more »

CfP: Music and capitalism in historical and cross-cultural perspective (University of London)

Royal Holloway, University of London: „Music and capitalism in historical and cross-cultural perspective“ 8 October 2014 – Senate House, University of London, London Deadline: 15 June 2014 The topic of music and its relationship to capitalism has received most attention in the context of popular music. This ranges from Adorno’s influential work on commodity fetishism in popular music (1978 [1938]), …Read more »