[Call for Papers] Protest.

call4papersFrom the Sonneck Digest:


Recent years have seen the world enter a new political era, one defined by changing methods of popular protest across the globe. From the Occupy movement to the Arab Spring, and from the actions of online hackers Anonymous to whistle-blowers like Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, society is navigating a situation of profound upheaval. Advances in technology increasingly bring a future of permanent connection, across cultures and languages. Yet to navigate the uncertain terrain of this emerging world, we need to better understand the possibilities and implications of this connection.

Reflecting on examples and methods of protest both contemporary and historical, we invite papers that interrogate the changing face of political activity. What are the true implications of the Internet for political action? How is the idea of privacy changing? How have material factors shaped protest across the ages? Continue reading

[Call for Papers] AMS/SMT Milwaukee 2014


From the AMS-L:

Deadline (applicable to all below): 15 January 2014, 5 p.m. ET

Paper Proposals: The 2014 Annual Meeting of the AMS will be held jointly with the Society for Music Theory (SMT) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from Thursday 6 November to Sunday 9 November. The Program Committee welcomes proposals for individual papers or poster presentations, formal sessions, evening panel discussions, sessions using alternative formats in all areas of scholarship on music, and sessions held jointly with the SMT. Continue reading

[Call for Papers] 7th Annual Symposium at SUNY Buffalo

call4papersFrom the AMS-L:

“The Music Graduate Student Association at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Symposium on March 1-2, 2014. Our keynote speaker this year will be Charles Hiroshi Garrett from The University of Michigan. Professor Garrett will be discussing his recent work on music and humor. His broader research interests focus on 20th-century music, American music, jazz, popular music, music and racial/ethnic representation and cultural theory. The deadline for proposals is Friday, January 24, 2014. Continue reading

[Call for Papers] SEM 2014

call4papersFrom SEM Notices:

“The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its 59th Annual Meeting on November 13-16, 2014, at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. For the Call for Proposals, abstract submission instructions, and preliminary meeting information, please visit the SEM website at www.ethnomusicology.org and select “Conferences” / “Current.”

The deadline for submission of all abstracts is February 17, 2014.

In conjunction with the SEM Annual Meeting, the University of Pittsburgh will hold a pre-conference symposium, titled “Music and Labor,” on November 12 in Pittsburgh.”


[Call for Papers] Annual Graduate Student Conference for Theory and Musicology, Temple University

call4papersFrom the AMS-L:

“CFP: Annual Graduate Student Conference for Theory and Musicology, Temple University

Deadline for receipt of proposals: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Date of event: Saturday, 19 April 2014
Venue: Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University, Philadelphia

Keynote speakers: Professor Joseph N. Strauss (C.U.N.Y.) and Professor Scott Burnham (Princeton University) Continue reading

[Call for Papers] Organised Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology

call4papersFrom the AMS-L:

“Organised Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology
Call for submissions
Volume 20, Number 2
Issue thematic title – Sound Art and Music: continuum and fissure
Date of publication: August 2015
Submission deadline: 15th September 2014
Issue co-ordinators: Salomé Voegelin (s.voegelin at lcc.arts.ac.uk) and Thomas Gardner (t.gardner at lcc.arts.ac.uk)
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[Call for Papers] Music and Screen Media

call4papersFrom the AMS-L:

“MUSIC AND SCREEN MEDIA, June 25th & 26th, 2014


We welcome submissions on all aspects of audiovisuality, including, but not limited to, music and sound for fiction film, documentary, television, music video, video games and interactive media. Continue reading