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Workshop: Popular Music Pedagogy (University of Edinburgh)

Higher Education Academy and IASPM (UK and Ireland branch): „Popular Music Pedagogy“ 24 January 2014 – University of Edinburgh The Higher Education Academy and IASPM (UK and Ireland branch) are sponsoring a one day workshop on Popular Music Pedagogy. The workshop takes place at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 24 January 2014. Registration is free but space is limited …Read more »

CfC: Developing Pedagogies of Punk

Louise Jackson and Dr. Mike Dines: “Developing Pedagogies of Punk” Deadline: January 6th 2014 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 …Read more »

Stelle: Assistant Professor in Popular Music (The University of Hong Kong)

University of Hong Kong, Department of Music: Assistant Professor in Popular Music Start: September 1, 2014 Deadline: January 3, 2014 Assistant Professor in Popular Music in the Department of Music in the School of Humanities (Ref.: 201300950) (from September 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Appointee with demonstrated …Read more »

CfP: Music Flows (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

International Association for the Study of Popular Music, US Branch 2014 Annual Conference „Music Flows“ March 13–16, 2013 – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Deadline: November 15, 2013 Music flows. Evocative metaphorically while directing our attention to the global circulation of songs, the theme for the 2014 IASPM-US Annual Conference takes its inspiration from the UNC campus-wide Water initiative. …Read more »

International PhD course: Cultural Im/materialities (Aarhus University)

2nd Ph.D. Summer School of Cultural Transformations: Cultural Im/materialities: Contagion, Affective Rhythms and Mobilization 23-27 June 2014 – Aarhus University, Denmark Cost/Policy: No cost fee, each participant covers travel & accommodation. Max. number of participants: 30 ECTS: 5 ECTS Deadline: March 1 2014 The summer school is funded by the Ph.D. programmes Art, Literature and Cultural Studies and ICT, Media, …Read more »

Stelle: Assistant Professor (Syracuse University)

The Department of African American Studies, Syracuse University: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Musicology / Black Studies Deadline: December 15, 2013 The Department of African American Studies at Syracuse University (http// seeks scholar with training as a musicologist, centered in Black Studies, for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates must hold either a Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree. Applicants must …Read more »

CfP: The Music of War: 1914-1918 (British Library)

British Library & Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities: “The Music of War: 1914-1918” 30-31 August 2014 – British Library, London Conference website: Conference email: Deadline: 30 November 2013 Held as part of the British Library’s Centenary events programme, supported by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities. Papers are invited for a two-day international conference on the …Read more »

CfS: The Singing Voice in Contemporary Cinema (Equinox)

Diane Hughes & Mark Evans (Eds.) – Genre, Music and Sound (Equinox) The Singing Voice in Contemporary Cinema Deadline: 15 December 2013 The Singing Voice in Contemporary Cinema will be the seventh volume in the Genre, Music and Sound series (Equinox Publishing). Equinox’s Genre, Music and Sound series extends the discipline of screen soundtrack studies by addressing a series of …Read more »

CfP: Holy Crap! (Helsinki)

Finnish Youth Research Society and Network: „Holy Crap! Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Cultures“ 28-29 August 2014 – Helsinki, Finland Deadline: 15 January 2014 Holy Crap! is an international conference organised by the Finnish Youth Research Society and Network, focusing on the interrelations between popular culture, youth and the sacred. The conference aims at interrogating understandings …Read more »

Maria Hanáček (1981-2013)

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Maria Hanáček on October 21st of this year after a long illness. Besides her research and professional activities she was one of the main initiators of the re-founded German IASPM-branch (IASPM D-A-CH) – having pursued the project for a number of years. Those …Read more »

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