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Punk and Philosophy: Call for Chapters


Since the beginning of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies’ examining of youth cultures in the 1970s, there has been significant debate regarding approaches in how best one can unpack notions of formation, analysis and definition. This has led to the development of what is often termed as ‘post-subcultural studies,’ which has drawn upon a new lexicon of terms, such as ‘scene’...

CFP: Words without songs. From language aesthetics to aesthetic theory in Adorno’s musical writings


Symposium at the University of Vienna and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (mdw) 12–14 November 2020 Organisation: Wolfgang Fuhrmann (Leipzig), Gabriele Geml (Vienna), Han-Gyeol Lie (Graz), Nikolaus Urbanek (Vienna) Call for Papers “Es gibt kein richtiges Leben im falschen.” (There is no right life in the wrong one.) – “Bei vielen Menschen ist es bereits eine Unverschämtheit...

CFA: Music and Language Revisited


Call for articles Journal Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio Vol. 14, N. 1/2020 Special issue on: Music and Language Revisited Edited Chris Stover & Stefano Oliva Deadline: 18.03.2020 The relationship between music and language has been complicated since the advent of post-Enlightenment musical aesthetics. On one hand, as Eduard Hanslick insists in *Vom Musikalisch-Schönen *(1854)...

CFA: Sound Pictures


The British Society of Aesthetics is delighted to sponsor Sound Pictures, a conference bringing together theorists, researchers, and postgraduates from within philosophy to explore the topic of multi-sensory appreciation of the arts. Papers on either genuinely multi-sensory works or about the contribution by different modalities to the appreciation of single-sensory works are welcomed. Call for...

CFP: Mysticism, AMS 2019


CFP: MysticismThe AMS Music and Philosophy Study Group will convene a panel at the 2019AMS Annual Meeting on the subject of Mysticism. In a multitude of globalcultures, across vast spans of historical time, music has often beencentral to philosophically and spiritually transformative forms ofmysticism. Among philosophers, some have affectively and politically fearedor critiqued music’s...

CFP: Kunst und Gebrechen, Salzburg University


Kunstquartier, Bergstraße 12a, 5020 Salzburg Organised byHildegard Fraueneder / Nora Grundtner / Manfred Kern Universität MozarteumProgrammbereich „Kunstpolemik-Polemikkunst“ am Kooperationsschwerpunkt „Wissenschaft & Kunst“ der Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg 16.05.2019 – 18.05.2019 Deadline: 31.01.2019 for abstracts in both English and German Hephaistos, der seines Hinkens wegen den...

CFP (conf): Music, Writing, Difference


Music, Writing, Difference – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Adorno’s Theory of Musical Reproduction 3 – 5 April 2019, Vienna Theodor W. Adorno’s posthumously published book Towards a Theory of Musical Reproduction contains numerous thoughts about a theory of musical notation which can be made adaptable to contemporary discourses (e.g. of writing). Taking a fresh look at the fragmentary text...

CFP: Ludomusicology Study Group, AMS Rochester


9–12 November 2017 Rochester, New York (American Musicological Society annual conference) The AMS Ludomusicology Study Group will host a session at AMS Rochester 2017. We invite abstracts (250 words max) for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of ludomusicology. Proposals for complete panels or alternative formats (discussion, debate, demonstration, group activity) are also welcome. We are...

Get involved: UK Live Music Census


Get involved in the UK Live Music Census! This is a call for music lovers – audiences, musicians, venues, and promoters – to get involved in a new research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The first ever UK Live Music Census launched on 9th March with snapshot censuses taking place in cities across the country. We got fantastic coverage of the event...

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