CategoryCFPs

On this site you find selected Calls for Papers that are of interest to the MPSG

CFP (conf): 50 Years of Worrall: Science, Structure and Rock 'n' Roll

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On 18 March 2016 this conference will celebrate the 50 years of philosopher of science, structural realist and rock guitarist extraordinaire Professor John Worrall at the London School of Economics. PhD candidates are invited to submit an unpublished essay to the 50 Years of Worrall Graduate Essay Competition. The winner will receive a copy of Proofs and Refutations and be invited to speak on the...

CFP (conf): Musical Modernity, the Beautiful and the Sublime

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Conference: Musical Modernity, the Beautiful and the Sublime The University of Aberdeen and the SOUND festival, Aberdeen, Scotland. 30-31st October 2015 Theodor Adorno noted the difficulty of creating new art that can be beautiful in a truthful way, eschewing any response to musical modernity that would allow its easy assimilation in terms of the traditionally beautiful. For Jean-François...

CFP (study day): Arrangements, performance and the work concept 1700-1900

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Arrangements, performance and the work concept 1700-1900 15th June 2015, Senate House Library, London Musical arrangements have rarely been studied, although they problematize the ontological identity of the musical work as well as the notion of authorship, contributing to the debates that currently emerge when performance is conceptualized as a source of meaning. This study day aims to discuss...

CFP (panel): Feminist Musicology and Contingent Labor

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FEMINIST MUSICOLOGY AND CONTINGENT LABOR The crisis of contingent labor in the US academy is acute. The American Association of University Professors defines contingent employment as full- or part-time faculty in non-tenure track positions, including adjuncts and graduate student instructors. Their research shows that in 2011 (the latest year for which full data sets are available) three out of...

CFP (conf): RMA Music and/as Process Study Group 3rd Annual Conference

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RMA Music and/as Process Study Group 3rd Annual Conference 6th June, Goldsmiths, University of London This year the Music and/as Process study group extends our focus on practice-led research by hosting a day of practice-led presentations (including compositions and performances) as a mini-festival. The day will take in composition, performance and lecture recitals and include a keynote lecture...

CFP: Žižek and Music. Special Issue of the International Journal of Žižek Studies

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Call for Articles Žižek and Music Special Issue of the International Journal of Žižek Studies A whole range of references to music is scattered throughout the copious body of Slavoj Žižek’s works, covering a broad array of musical genres, styles and epochs stretching from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to the music of such bands as Laibach and Rammstein or a phenomenon like the Gangnam style. Žižek...

CFP (conf): Musical Modernity, the Beautiful and the Sublime

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Musical Modernity, the Beautiful and the Sublime Call for Papers Conference: Musical Modernity, the Beautiful and the Sublime The University of Aberdeen and the SOUND festival, Aberdeen, Scotland. 30-31st October 2015 Theodor Adorno noted the difficulty of creating new art that can be beautiful in a truthful way, eschewing any response to musical modernity that would allow its easy assimilation...

CFP (conf): Music and the Body in Greek and Roman Antiquity

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Music and the Body in Greek and Roman Antiquity MOISA Annual Conference 29-31 July 2015 Newcastle University (UK) Music is an activity of the body:  of breath and lips and teeth, of fingers and arms and stamping feet.  The body’s organs are instruments of music and dance, and the manufactured instruments (organa) which extend the range of musical sounds humans can naturally produce are...

CFP (symposium): Hearing the Voice, Hearing the Soul

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Hearing the Voice, Hearing the Soul
Warwick University, Institute of Advanced Study (IAS)
Millburn House, Millburn Hill Road, Coventry
5th of June 2015, 10am-6pm
Organized by Jacomien Prins
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Symposium ‘Hearing the Voice, Hearing the Soul’
Just as music has fascinated scholars in the Western world continuously for thous

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