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Stelle: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology (New Zealand School of Music)

Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology Kelburn Campus, The New Zealand School of Music (Wellington, New Zealand) Applications deadline: 5pm NZST, 31 July 2013 Start: 1 February 2014 The New Zealand School of Music, a joint venture of Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, seeks applicants for a permanent appointment as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology (U.S. equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor). …Read more »

CfA: Cambridge Companion to the Singer-Songwriter (Cambridge University Press)

Call for proposals: Cambridge Companion to the Singer-Songwriter (Cambridge University Press) Editors: Dr. Justin A. Williams (University of Bristol), Dr. Katherine A. Williams (Leeds College of Music) Deadline: September 1st, 2013 The singer-songwriter has been a source of creativity and emotion for centuries: from troubadours in the Middle Ages, to John Dowland’s songs of the Renaissance, nineteenth century Lieder, blues …Read more »

CfP: Real Country? Geographic, Cultural and Stylistic Challenges to the Country Music Genre

International Symposium Real Country? Geographic, Cultural and Stylistic Challenges to the Country Music Genre November 13-14, 2013 – Strasbourg, France Abstract deadline: September 1, 2013 In 2006, an article in the Observer Music Monthly stated, “Country is often seen as the whitest, most segregated of all styles: the redneck soundtrack of the racist South.” First marketed as „old time,“ then …Read more »

Konferenz: Poesia e Canzone Dalla Francia All’Europa (Morgex)

Poesia e Canzone Dalla Francia All’Europa 10-13 July 2013 – Morgex (Italy) Mercoledì 10 luglio, ore 21 – Place de l’Archet, Morgex Concerto di apertura nell’ambito della rassegna “Châteaux en musique” TUTTE LE LINGUE DI BRASSENS Carlo Pestelli – voce e chitarra; Marco Piccirillo – contrabbasso Giovedì 11 luglio, ore 9. 30 – Tour de l’Archet, Morgex Apertura del Convegno …Read more »

CfP: Restaging the Song (University of Sheffield)

Call for Papers Restaging the Song: Adapting Broadway for the Silver Screen 14-16 May, 2014 – University of Sheffield CFP Deadline: 10 Sep 2013 A conference addressing the issues of adapting stage musicals for the film medium will take place at the University of Sheffield, 14-16 May, 2014. Cameron Mackintosh’s screen production of Les Miserables in 2012 reopened an age-old …Read more »

Stelle: Lecturer in Music (University of Leeds)

Performance, Visual Arts & Communications, University of Leeds: Lecturer in Music Salary: University Grade 7 (£33,230–£36,298 p.a.) or Grade 8 (£37,382–£44,607p.a.) depending upon experience and qualifications Closing Date: 8 July 2013 (Redeployment Closing Date: 25 June 2013) The School of Music seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Music in the field of musical analysis. You will be able to teach …Read more »

Veranstaltung: Do Pixels Dance the Polka? (Berlin)

Do Pixels Dance the Polka? – Exploring Czech and Slovak Music Scenes Through Music Clips and Audiovisual Music June 26th 2013, 7 p.m. – Tschechisches Zentrum Berlin, Wilhelmstraße 44 / access Mohrenstraße, 10117 Berlin Admission: free While Central and Eastern European artists of the 20th century pioneered many techniques for marrying sound and vision such as Laterna Magika or the …Read more »

CfA: This is the Sound of Irony (Ashgate)

Edited collection of essays – Katherine L. Turner (editor): „This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Culture“ Ashgate’s Popular and Folk Music Series Deadline: June 28th, 2013 The Oxford English Dictionary defines irony as „a figure of speech in which the intended meaning is the opposite of that expressed by the words used.“ Music challenges this construction …Read more »

CfA: Sounds of the Future (Act Zeitschrift für Musik & Performance)

Act. Zeitschrift für Musik & Performance: Sounds of the Future: Musical and Sonic Anticipation in American Culture Deadline: August 30, 2013 For more information: HTML: PDF-file: Potential contributors are asked to submit abstracts of no more than 500 words and a brief CV before August 30, 2013. Those selected for inclusion will be invited to submit full articles …Read more »

Symposium: Hearing Landscape Critically (Stellenbosch University)

Second HLC symposium: Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound 9-11 September 2013 – Stellenbosch University (South Africa) The conveners are delighted to extend an invitation to interested music faculty students and staff for the second HLC symposium. For more information, online registration and a full programme, please visit The second meeting of the ‚Hearing Landscape …Read more »

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