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CfP: Religion and Blasphemy in Popular Music (French Association for American Studies Conference)

French Association for American Studies Conference – General Topic : Religion and Spirituality Popular Music Panel Topic: „Religion and Blasphemy in Popular Music“ May 23rd-25th, 2013 – Angers, France Though American popular music is more celebrated for its iconoclastic tendencies than its spiritual leanings, it welcomes the profane as much as the religious, the mundane as much as the transcendental, …Read more »

Stelle: Research Fellows (Oxford Brookes University)

Oxford Brookes University – Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Starting salary: £31,948, rising annually to £34,895 Ref: 422/18488/AW Closing date: 11 January 2013 Oxford Brookes University is seeking to recruit: Early Career Research Fellows; Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows. Within Music (School of Arts, Faculty of TDE), the Faculty would welcome applications in the following research areas: Popular …Read more »

CfA: Songlexikon

Deutsches Volksliedarchiv Songlexikon Das Songlexikon beleuchtet internationale Songs ab Beginn der Tonaufzeichnung in ihrem populärkulturellen Kontext. Die wissenschaftlichen, aber allgemein­verständlich auf Englisch oder Deutsch verfassten Songkommentare (Umfang bis 15.000 Zeichen) behandeln sukzessive, mit unterschiedlichen Schwerpunkten, folgende Aspekte: Die Entstehungs- und Veröffentlichungsgeschichte des Songs mit Angaben zu Bandbesetzung, Aufnahmeumständen, Produzenten, etwaiger Single-Auskopplung, Musikclips, erstmalige Live-Aufführung. Die Einordnung in den historischen, politischen …Read more »

Musikerinterviews im Joe Smith Collection (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress hat gerade von Joe Smith geführte Interview mit namhaften Musikern online veröffentlicht. Enthalten sind u.a. Gespräche mit Ray Charles, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, David Bowie, Tony Bennett, Dick Clark, Tina Turner, Mickey Hart, Linda Ronstadt, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler und Little Richard. Die Interviews sind hier zu finden:

CfP: The small economies of the ’new‘ music industry

Severn Pop Network inaugural conference „The small economies of the ‘new’ music industry“ 25th March 2013 – University of Bristol The music industry is in a well-publicised state of upheaval. The emergence of digital reproductive technologies (such as CD burners and MP3s), of digital distribution and consumption technologies (such as the iPod, iTunes and Spotify), and of new social media …Read more »

CfP: Functional Sounds (ESSA)

First International ESSA Conference „Functional Sounds“ 04.10 – 06.10.2013 – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin The Sound Studies Lab at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in cooperation with the international research network Sound in Media Culture concludes its first two years of research with an international conference in Berlin. This will also serve as the first international ESSA conference. The conference will focus …Read more »

CfA: Music and World War I – 100 Years Later (Journal of Musicological Research)

Journal of Musicological Research „Music and World War I: 100 Years Later“ The Journal of Musicological Research, a quarterly peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge, is seeking submissions for a special issue on „Music and World War I: 100 Years Later“ to appear in late 2013 or early 2014. Submissions may represent a variety of areas of inquiry that deal with …Read more »

Konferenz: The Social Spaces of Music (CRESC)

CRESC Conference „The Social Spaces of Music: Networks, Worlds, Fields and Scenes“ 13 and 14th February, 2013 – University of Manchester Music researchers have increasingly explored music as a social practice in which participants have varying degrees of engagement, seeking to analyse the ’social spaces‘ within which music is produced and consumed. There are a number of competing conceptions of …Read more »

CfP: Music and Technology (post-1945) (nnRS)

nief-norf Research Summit „Music and Technology (post-1945)“ May 31 – June 2, 2013 – Furman University The nief-norf Research Summit (nnRS) is currently soliciting proposals for papers and/or panel discussions for its 2013 gathering, held May 31 – June 2 at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. This year’s conference, part of the larger nief-norf Summer Festival, will explore the …Read more »

CfP: Historical Perspectives on Music and Seafaring (Open University)

AHRC Research Networking project „Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns“ „Historical Perspectives on Music and Seafaring“ 8th February, 2013 – The Open University, London The call for papers for the first colloquium of AHRC Research Networking project „Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns“ is now open. The event will take place on Friday 8 February 2013 at The Open University in London, …Read more »

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