Category Archives: Conference

Reminder: Elvis lives in Amsterdam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Elvis lives in Amsterdam. Manifestations of the imaginary musician. University of Amsterdam, 29 November – 1 December 2018 Conference convenors: Rutger Helmers and Oliver Seibt. Deadline for submissions: 31 May 2018 Further information:  

CfP: Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan, December 6th, Arras

Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan International Conference at Artois University, Arras, France Thursday 6th-Friday 7th December 2018 Guest of Honour: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks Ever since the early 1960s, Bob Dylan has never ceased to evolve. Hiscreativity remains as powerful as ever in the twenty-first century. Hencethe international symposium “Things have changed: Twenty-First-CenturyDylan” will focus primarily on contemporary Dylan. A …Read more »

CfP: “Twisting my memory, man” – music, memory and memoir, 13th of July, York St. John University

“Twisting my memory, man” – music, memory and memoir 13th & 14th July 2018 – York St John University Campus We are hosting an innovative two day event examining the ways that popular music is remembered and memorialised both as sonic experience and as cultural activity. Our event combines academic analysis and critical discussion with creative endeavour, performance and informal …Read more »

CfP: Popular Music – Practices, scenes and scenario, November 29th, University of Oviedo

Popular Music: Practices, scenes and scenario XV Conference of the Iberian Society of Ethnomusicology (SIBE) X Conference of IASPM-Spain I Conference of ICTM-Spain   Place: University of Oviedo Dates: from November 29th to December 1st 2018. Popular and traditional music are vivid cultural practices with a great potential for communication and the ability to gather people in activities of various kinds. This …Read more »

Conference – Alternative Histories of Sonic Media, IRCAM, Paris, 4 May 2018

Seminar Announcement: Alternative Histories of Sonic Media When: May 4, 2-6pm Where: Paris : IRCAM, 1 place Igor-Stravinsky, 75004, Salle Stravinsky During this seminar, we deconstruct teleological narratives on sound reproduction by examining early practices associated with several technologies. This examination of unsettled, unsuspected or contested uses of audio devices allows for a revaluation of sonic media histories. Speakers: Melissa …Read more »

Event – 100 Jahre Beat Do, HKW Berlin, 26.-29. April

1918 kommt das erste Schlagzeug auf den Markt und löst eine musikalische Revolution aus: Es erobert die urbane Tanzmusik und etabliert die Triade Bassdrum, Snare und Hi-Hat zur global gültigen Kombination. Hatte die Perkussion in der europäischen Musik lange nur ornamentale Funktion, wird nun der getrommelte Backbeat zum Pulsgeber. Anders erzählt: Über Beatpraktiken der afrikanischen Diaspora in Nordamerika und der …Read more »

Conference – UN/SOUNDING GENDER, HU-Berlin, 8. Juni 2018

Symposium UN/SOUNDING GENDER Freitag, 8. Juni 2018 Heilig-Geist-Kapelle, Spandauer Str. 1, Berlin Veranstaltet vom Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien (ZtG) der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Kooperation mit Geschichte und Theorie der visuellen Kultur der Universität der Künste Berlin Organisiert von Silvy Chakkalakal (silvy.chakkalakal@ Gabriele Jähnert (gabi.jaehnert@ Katrin Köppert (k.koeppert@ Brigitta Kuster (kuster@ L.J. Müller (LJMueller@ Auch …Read more »

CfP: Elvis lives in Amsterdam

CALL FOR PAPERS Elvis lives in Amsterdam Manifestations of the imaginary musician University of Amsterdam, 29 November – 1 December 2018 Conference convenors: Rutger Helmers and Oliver Seibt From Marvel’s Kiss comics of the late 1970s to Cate Blanchett and Heath Ledger acting out different facets of Bob Dylan’s public persona in Todd Hayne’s experimental film I’m not there; from …Read more »

CfP: GfPM-Conference „(Dis-)Orientations of Popular Music“

Call for Papers 28th Conference of the German Society for Popular Music Studies (GfPM): (Dis)Orientations of Popular Music Department of Music, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany 16–18 November 2018 In Queer Phenomenology, Sara Ahmed describes orientation as a fundamental function of human experience. Significances of orientation range from inclinations and attitudes to processes of physical and spatial direction. In …Read more »

CfP (REMINDER): DVSM-Symposium „Musik und Ästhetik“, 8.-10. November, Berlin

Musik und ÄsthetikAlte Fragen, neue Perspektiven 31.Symposium des Dachverbandes der Studierenden der Musikwissenschaften (DVSM)Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft Abstracts bis zum 30.04.2018 per E-Mail an: musik.aesthetik.2018(at) In Kooperation mit der Forschungsgruppe Populäre Musik der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (FGPM), dem Studiengang Tonmeister an der Universität der Künste Berlin, dem Arbeitskreis kritischer Musik-wissenschaftler*innen Frankfurt am Main und der Zeitschrift …Read more »

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