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Researching Subcultures and Aesthetics Postgraduate Symposium: Alternative Voices in Academia

Posted: April 23rd, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

10 September 2019, National University of Ireland, Galway

Punk Scholars Network invites proposals for presentations as part of our postgraduate symposium on subcultures and aesthetics at National University of Ireland, Galway. This symposium will explore how subcultures connect to aesthetics and createwhat Pierre Bourdieu calls the space of possibles, a space for radical politics to be formed through the means of artistic productions. From do-it-yourself methods of street art to the shock-effect of Dadaist and punk attitudes in different time-places, the close relationship between subcultures and aesthetics continues to reflect the turbulences of our political atmosphere. From music and literatureto cinema and other art forms, this symposium will offer a platform for postgraduate students who wish to share their research, explore critical approaches and analyse the complexities of the relationship between subcultures and aesthetics.

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Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life

Posted: April 22nd, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

International conference, October 10th-12th, 2019

Hosted and organized by the University of Aveiro and INET-md (Portugal) and co-organized by the International Society for the Promotion and Research of Wind Music (IGEB)

The research team project “Our music, our world: Musical associations, wind bands, and local communities (1880-2018)” is pleased to invite submissions of proposals for the International conference Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life, to be held in Aveiro, at the Departamento de Comunicação e Arte da Universidade de Aveiro, from the 10th to 12th of October 2019.

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Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) 2019 Annual Conference

Posted: April 15th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

November 7-9, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA — Pittsburgh Marriott City Center Hotel

MAPACA’s (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association) Music Area aims to study and advance understandings of the relationship between music and popular culture in various contexts. The area is open to many disciplines and scholarly perspectives. Presenters are encouraged to submit their best work on any topic related to the music of the America’s. This may include but is not limited to:

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Jazz and Cultural Identity: In and Out of Europe

Posted: April 4th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

A One-Day Conference with George McKay, Catherine Tackley and Alyn Shipton, June 7th 2019, University of Central Lancashire

This conference will bring together the latest research in jazz as it has been appropriated, assimilated and created/recreated in European culture. As the question of Europe is being put under pressure by Brexit and nationalist movements across the continent, this conference will seek to situate jazz as both a marginal and mainstream cultural practice which is inherently borderless and multivalent.

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