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Sonic Waves: Music and Sound Beyond Borders

Posted: February 8th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Date: 8 May, 2019 | Time: 10am – 5:30pm | Venue: Geoffrey Manton, Manchester Met

Evening Event: Expect Music And Sonic Sounds in one of Manchester’s underground music venues

Keynote Speaker – Dr Linda O Keeffe (Edinburgh School of Art)

We are a group of multidisciplinary researchers exploring the musical beats and sonic streets of Manchester and beyond. For this symposium we want to bring together academics, researchers, practitioners, students and community organisations interested in exploring how music, sound and the sonic can be used to transcend boundaries and move beyond borders. At a time of global uncertainties from climate change and conflict zones, to national and international political upheaval, we question if music and the sonic can narrate and negate these changes and shift our understanding of core and peripheral preoccupations. We encourage submissions along the following themes, covering popular music and sonic engagements:

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Sounds and Poetry of the Streets: Empowering Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures

Posted: February 6th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

EPAPC September 2019 National Conference 

Organisers: Alona Guevarra, Lara Mendoza, Jose Buenconsejo, all scholars of EPAPC

The research group, Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC), a grantee of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED)-SALIKHA Creative Grants, announces a call for papers for a special conference on Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures entitled Sounds and Poetry of the Streets: Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures. Selected abstract proposals will be presented in September 2019 at Ateneo de Manila University. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University.

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