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Publ.: Out of the Absurdity of Life – Globale Musik

Beyer, Theresa; Burkhalter, Thomas (Hrsg.): Out of the Absurdity of Life – Globale Musik, Norient 012, Traversion 2012 The first book of norient (network for local and global sounds and media culture – www.norient.com) – edited by Thomas Burkhalter and Theresa Beyer – discusses contemporary movements and trends within globalised music scenes in Europe, Africa, Latin-America, Asia and the US. …Read more »

CfP: Sounding Bodies (University of Toronto Graduate Music Conference 2013)

University of Toronto Graduate Music Conference 2013 „Sounding Bodies“ March 15-6, 2013 – University of Toronto Deadline: January 15, 2013 Keynote speaker: Dr. Tomie Hahn Though our musicking (or paper-writing) bodies may appear to be merely a conduit between an idea and its realization, they also delimit fields of possibilities in our various musicking and sounding endeavors. In recent years …Read more »

Tagung: 5. Jahrestagung AG Populärkultur und Medien (GfM)

5 . Jahrestagung der AG Populärkultur und Medien der Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft 10.–12. Januar 2013 – Universität der Künste, Berlin Nähere Infos zur Tagung und zur Anmeldung sind unter www.popkongress.de zu finden.

Stelle: Senior Lecturer (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Senior Lecturer: Popular Music (Job number G1/3064) Manchester Metropolitan University – Department of Contemporary Arts Grade 9: £38,140 – £44,166 per annum pro-rata Closing date: 31st January, 2013 The Department of Contemporary Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire Campus) invites applications for a senior lecturing position in the area of Popular Music. The Department of Contemporary Arts has for more …Read more »

Stelle: Universitätsprofessor für Ethnomusikologie

An der Universität Würzburg ist in der Philosophischen Fakultät I eine Stelle für eine Universitätsprofessorin / einen Universitätsprofessor der Besoldungsgruppe W3 für Ethnomusikologie im Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit zum 1. Oktober 2013 wiederzubesetzen. Weitere Informationen dazu sind unter www.phil1.uni-wuerzburg.de/berufungen/w3_professur_fuer_ethnomusikologie_nachfolge_prof_dr_ralf_martin_jaeger zu finden.

CfP: 8th Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900

Eighth Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900 12-15 September 2013 – Liverpool Hope University Submission Deadline: 14 December 2012 The Eighth Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900 will take place at the Creative Campus, Liverpool Hope University, 12-15 September 2013, in collaboration with the European Opera Centre, Milapfest, MANTIS and Twentieth-Century Music. The theme of the biennial conference …Read more »

CfP: Titles, Teasers and Trailers (University of Edinburgh)

Centre for Film, Performance and Media Arts „Titles, Teasers and Trailers“ 22nd – 23rd April, 2013 – University of Edinburgh Like the dust-jacket of a novel, teasers, trailers and titles are paratexts – supplements which, as Gerard Genette puts it, „make present“ a corresponding and antecedent text. Their ephemeral nature means that many see promotional texts as something to be …Read more »

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 »

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