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Feeling the Future – Haptic Audio

Posted: July 14th, 2022 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The multidisciplinary journal Arts – which has a long-running theme of ‘music and the machine’ is proposing a special issue entitled ‘Feeling the Future – Haptic Audio’ and is are currently seeking contributions from experts who could provide insightful perspectives derived from their experience in the area.

We particularly welcome submissions that address musical/audio applications of force-feedback, telehaptics, and haptic shared control. More broadly, we wish to underline haptics’ usefulness to audio and music. Contributors should be mindful of the readership of this journal, and so overly mathematical texts are not advised, although they can be of a highly technical nature.

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Voices Of Women: Materialities, Cultural Transfer, And Musical Authorship

Posted: July 7th, 2022 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

VOW Erasmus+ Educational Symposium for researchers, music educators, and graduate music students
Dec. 1-2, 2022
University of Groningen

The Voices of Women project, an Erasmus+ funded joint project with the University of Groningen, The University of Stavanger, The Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø), and The University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar invites paper presentations from teachers, graduate students, and scholars interested in the theme of musical authorship in connection to women’s voices. We understand voices metaphorically, artistically, and literally to include women or women-identifying genders in a variety of roles whose creative musical ‘voices’ contribute to the authorship of a particular body of work. The two-day symposium explores this theme of authorship in relation to the sub-themes of music materialities and cultural transfer.

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