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Jazz and Everyday Aesthetics

Posted: March 7th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

A Special Issue of the Jazz Research Journal

Guest Editors: Nicholas Gebhardt (Birmingham City University, UK) and Roger Fagge (University of Warwick, UK)

This issue addresses questions and issues in jazz studies and everyday aesthetics through a broad lens that embraces a variety of experiences and a wide range of approaches and methodologies. Submissions on any treatment of jazz and everyday aesthetics are welcome, but papers addressing the following themes are especially encouraged:

  • The meaning of everyday aesthetics for jazz studies
  • Jazz in everyday places/spaces
  • Everyday practices in jazz performance
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Everyday encounters with jazz
  • Hidden histories of jazz
  • The politics of jazz and everyday aesthetics
  • Technology and everyday aesthetics
  • Aesthetic perception and everyday life
  • Everyday aesthetics and jazz historiography

Articles should not exceed 7,500 words and must comply with the general guidelines for submissions. Please submit your abstract (no more than 300 words) and a short bio (100 words) to [email protected] by Friday 6 April 2018.

The publication schedule for this issue is as follows:

  • Notification of acceptance: 6 May 2018
  • Draft submissions due: 1 December 2018
  • Peer review comments: March 2019
  • Final submission: May 2019

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