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Mediating Music

Posted: February 1st, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Indiana University, Bloomington
April 17-18, 2020

The Platform Global Popular Music Team at Indiana University (Kyle Adams, director) is pleased to announce our Symposium, “Mediating Music,” to be held on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, April 17-18. Opening and closing keynote addresses will be given by Brian Eno (participating live by video stream) and Maureen Mahon (New York University).

Other lectures and performances will be given by:

  • Jace Clayton (DJ Rupture), musician, artist, and author of Uproot: Travels in 21st Century Music and Digital Culture
  • Damon Krukowski, drummer (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi) and author of Ways of Hearing and The New Analog
  • G YAMAZAWA, hip-hop artist, National Poetry Slam winner, cultural diplomat for the U.S. Department of State
  • Fredara Hadley, Professor of Ethnomusicology, The Juilliard School
  • Regina Bradley, Assistant Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies, Kennesaw State University
  • Shane Greene, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University, and Olga Rodríguez-Ulloa, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Lafayette University

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Educating Today: The Challenges of The Present. Research Paths

Posted: January 29th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Call for papers – Education Sciences & Society – Vol. 11, n. 1/2020

This issue of Education Sciences & Society Journal aims at offering a contribution to the clarification of some critical issues of the contemporary age: from the culture today’s humanity is imbued with (widespread culture, mass media culture, popular culture, pop music), to the wider social dynamics (family, school and political problems; current and global levels of social integration and inclusion; specific issues like gender and bullying), with a particular attention to the General, Social and Special Pedagogies, also welcoming alter-disciplinary, co-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary reflections. The overall aim is to trace a cartography of the New Modernity in order to improve research paths suitable to support educational and cultural models for the present and to redesign an increasingly “possible” future.

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Music Production Education Conference 2020 – Reflecting the Future

Posted: January 28th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK
Thursday 14th – Friday 15th May 2020

MPEC 2020 is the second conference for the study of Music Production & Technology pedagogy. MPEC seeks to provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of teaching and learning in music production & technology in Further and Higher Education. The conference offers a forum for lively debate and stimulating presentations that address some of the issues of contemporary music production education within the broader context of the arts sector, research and professional communities.

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2nd International Conference in Music Production Research

Posted: January 26th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Complutense University of Madrid, 26-27 March, 2020.
Deadline for accepting proposals: February 15, 2020
Further information: https://unicomplutense.wixsite.com/jornadasproduccion

JIPM 2020: History, analysis and interpretation of music production processes
around the recording studio

Nowadays, the research of the processes of music production is still a novelty within musicology. Although in recent years a bibliographic corpus has been developed which allows us to establish an initial theoretical framework, we are still immersed in a methodological debate that seeks to agree on some parameters of analysis and the use of effective tools for the study of music production. The final result of a record production is achieved through different variables which range from the technology used to the personal and aesthetic preferences of the engineer and/or producer. The recording studio thus becomes an important stock of resources for the artistic expression and generates a space in which, from the collective experience, a technological mediation is produced which is determinant for the musical creation and interpretation.

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VII International Congress: Music and Audio-Visual Culture – MUCA

Posted: January 24th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

From 28-30 May 2020, the University of Murcia (Spain) will host the Seventh International Congress: Music and Audio-Visual Culture MUCA, to provide a forum to scientific exchange with participation of composers, visual artists and researchers from several national and international universities.

We welcome proposals for individual papers (in English or Spanish) in order to promote new perspectives and dialogue about the main topics.

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