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CfA: Journal of Sonic Studies – Special Issue: Sound design

Journal of Sonic Studies Special Issue: Sound design Deadline: August 1, 2014 Although sound is a natural phenomenon, many sounds in our cultural environment are designed by humans. Street signs make use of specific acoustic signals, kitchen appliances are tweaked in such a way that they produce sounds that users of these devices are expected to hear, car doors are …Read more »

CfP: Audio Technologies for Music and Media (Bilkent University)

Audio Technologies for Music and Media International Conference 2013 31 October – 1 November 2013 – Department of Communication and Design, Bilkent University, Ankara Proposal Deadline: 17 June 2013 Audio Technologies for Music and Media is an international interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the various aspects of audio, audiovisual and music technologies for music and media, and, also, on the …Read more »

CfP: Genre: Zur ästhetischen und sozialen Klassifikation von Musik seit dem 20. Jahrhundert (FU Berlin)

Klaus Nathaus (Bielefeld), Frédéric Döhl (FU Berlin), Gesa zur Nieden (Mainz) veranstalten: Genre: Zur ästhetischen und sozialen Klassifikation von Musik seit dem 20. Jahrhundert 10. und 11. Oktober 2013 – Freie Universität Berlin Deadline: 15. Mai 2013 In den Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften versteht man unter Genres Bündel von Konventionen, Erwartungen, Praktiken und Deutungskategorien, mit denen Künstler, Vermittler und Rezipienten das …Read more »

CfP: Critical Perspectives on Music, Education, and Religion (Sibelius Academy)

Critical Perspectives on Music, Education, and Religion 20–22 August 2014 – Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland) Deadline: September 1st, 2013 In recent years, professional and academic discourses in Western music education have been increasingly secularized, distancing policies and practices from religion. A renewed consciousness of cultural diversity in music education, however, has revitalized discussion regarding the nexus of music, education and religion. …Read more »

CfA: Special Issue on „Music and Spirituality“ (Religions)

Scholarly journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) Special Issue: Music and Spirituality Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Edward Foley Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2013 Across time and geography people have known the power of music for evoking the gods and acquiring spiritual insight. Whether arising as a textless chant by a single voice or a percussive auditory context for ritual dance, …Read more »

Konferenz: EMP Pop Conference (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

2013 EMP Pop Conference, EMP.CLE April 19-21, 2013 – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum / Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives (Cleveland Ohio) The Cleveland installment of the 2013 EMP Pop Conference, EMP.CLE, will be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and at the Rock Hall’s Library and Archives …Read more »

CfC: Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia

Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences is the definitive reference resource that takes a broad interdisciplinary approach to the nexus between music and the social sciences. The encyclopedia fills a library market gap by looking at how music affects human beings and their interactions in the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the work provides a starting place for students …Read more »

CfC: On-line conference on Performance in the Studio (Performance in the Studio)

(UK) AHRC-funded Research Network on Performance in the Studio (PitS) On-line conference on Performance in the Studio 29th April – 5th May 2013 The PitS Network was set up to study musical performance in the recording studio from as wide a range of perspectives as possible. The main focus has been a filmed recording session that took place in the …Read more »

Symposium: The Performing Body in the Hollywood Film Musical (Colgate University)

The Performing Body in the Hollywood Film Musical: An Interdisciplinary Symposium April 4-6, 2013 – Colgate University Registrationdeadline: March 28th. Registration is now open for the symposium „The Performing Body in the Hollywood Film Musical,“ to be held from April 4-6, 2013 at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. Since its emergence in the 1920s, the film musical has woven together …Read more »

Tagung: Unsichtbare Landschaften: Populäre Musik und urbaner Raum (Deutsches Volksliedarchiv)

Internationale Tagung Unsichtbare Landschaften: Populäre Musik und urbaner Raum 4. – 5. April 2013 – Deutsches Volksliedarchiv (Freiburg i. Brsg.) Ein Lied kann die Erfahrung einer Stadt ersetzen; es ermöglicht, anderswo zu sein – sei es in Gangnam, einem modischen Viertel von Seoul oder, wie in einem Lied von Tocotronic, in einem Freiburg voller Fahrradfahrer, Backgammon-Spieler und Tanztheater. Durch online …Read more »

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