Category Archives: Publication

Call for Chapter Proposals: Blackpool in the moving image and popular music

Call for Chapter Proposals:  Blackpool in the moving image and popular music We would like to invite contributions for an upcoming edited collection exploring the historical and contemporary presence of Blackpool in popular music and the moving image. “Whilst something of a ‘late developer’ as a tourist location, Blackpool’s geographical proximity to the densely populated industrial centres of Northern England …Read more »

CfP: The Beach Boys (Special Issue of Rock Music Studies)

Call for Papers Special Issue of Rock Music Studies The Beach Boys Guest-edited by Erica K. Argyropoulos Northeastern State University “…The Beach Boys weren’t just a fun 1960s surf band…Once you’ve absorbed [Pet Sounds], you find yourself going back through songs like “Don’t Worry Baby,” “The Warmth of the Sun,” and “I Get Around,” finding a deeper brilliance where you …Read more »

CfP: Sonification and Multimodal Displays

Call for abstracts: Sonification and Multimodal Displays – Interdisciplinary Perspectives The field of sonification, i.e. the process and practice of mapping data onto sounds, has gained increasing attention over the past years. Sonification has been applied in scientific lab settings, health and medical contexts, in assistive technologies, and exploratory design projects. The theoretical and methodological approaches are often diverse and highly …Read more »

CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS: New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry

CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS: New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry is a new series from Peter Lang Publishing focused on excavating, articulating, theorizing, and positioning new histories of women working ‘behind the screens’ in the entertainment industries from 1960 to the present. We actively invite book proposals for monographs or …Read more »

CfP: Popular Music and Society, Special Issue on Woodstock University

Popular music and Society – Special Issue on Woodstock University Guest-edited by Oliver Lovesey Popular Music and Society invites article proposals for a special issue of Popular Music and Society that examines the idea of Woodstock and related festivals (such as Altamont and the Isle of Wight) and the question of what Woodstock has taught or how it has influenced …Read more »

Publikation: Die Produktivität von Musikkulturen

Publikation: Die Produktivität von Musikkulturen Kultur wird in den letzten Jahren verstärkt aus kulturwirtschaftlicher Perspektive betrachtet, dabei gelangen zunehmend Begriffe aus der Wirtschaftswissenschaft in kulturwissenschaftliche Diskurse und erfahren dort Anpassungen und Umdeutungen. Der Band widmet sich den (Entwicklungs-)Dynamiken von Musikkulturen unter dem speziellen Blickwinkel der Produktivität als einem zentralen Begriff ökonomischen Denkens, dessen Verwendung in aktuellen kulturwissenschaftlichen Debatten kaum reflektiert …Read more »

Publication: G|A|M|E Issue 6, 2017 – Hear the Music, Play the Game. Music And Game Design: Interplays And Perspectives

G|A|M|E Issue 6, 2017 – Hear the Music, Play the Game Music And Game Design: Interplays And Perspectives Editors: Hillegonda C Rietveld and Marco Benoît Carbone We are pleased to announce a new open-access issue of GAME, The Italian Journal of Game Studies. Examining the role of sound and music in video and computer games, this special issue particularly …Read more »

Publikation: Analyzing Black Metal – Transdisziplinäre Annäherungen an ein düsteres Phänomen der Musikkultur

Tiefschwarze Nächte, Krächzgesang und Kunstblut, magische Symbole, archaische Rituale und uralte Geschichten: Black Metal bedient auf unterschiedlichsten Ebenen der Inszenierung Codes des Dunklen, Bösen und Geheimnisvollen – musikalisch-klanglich, diskursiv, visuell, körperlich-performativ, paratextuell. Doch wie genau funktionieren gängige ästhetische Symbole des Black Metal und wie sind sie in ihrem jeweiligen Kontext zu verstehen und einzuordnen? Ausgehend von dieser Frage bieten die Beiträge des Bandes differenzierte Einblicke in …Read more »

CfP: The Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture

The Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture ( is now calling for general submissions. JAPPC is a peer-reviewed journal with an international focus and devoted to the study of popular culture and the context of the everyday in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions. The journal is currently listed in ProjectMuse, with other databases to follow. Academic articles should be approximately 5-8000 words long and can …Read more »

CfP: El oído pensante, No. 2, 2018

El oído pensante invites the submission of articles for the sixth volume (No. 2, 2018) The aim of this biannual peer-reviewed online journal of free access is to promote debate on theoretical, methodological and epistemological dilemmas faced by different kind of music research. Since the intention of the journal is to promote critical thought aimed to dismantle usual concepts and to open new approaches, papers restricted to …Read more »

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