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cfp: Thirteenth Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland

Thirteenth Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland

University College Cork

12–14 June 2015

[DEADLINE: 31 March 2015]

Musicology in Progress…

Keynote address: Nicholas Cook (1684 Professor of Music, University of Cambridge), “The imaginary African: music, identity, and race”

In this conference, we come together to share our current research, our personal musicologies in progress microsoft works 9 for free german. We also seek opportunities to reflect, in and around the programme, on the state of musicological enquiry more generally. Musicology is itself a work in progress, with recent discoveries heaped ever higher upon the ground bass of its enduring concerns, with the expanded timbres offered by new materials and approaches, and with the heady call-and-response of habitual practice vs Download fifa 19 xbox one. emergent subjectivities. In all this we’re meanwhile surrounded by others—inside and beyond the academy—who are every bit as actively taking up the challenge of explaining music as a vital facet of human experience herunterladen. And as scholars we’re increasingly challenged to demonstrate how our work makes an impact in the wider world. So, we wish to discuss together how musicology leads to or springs from action that improves the human situation herunterladen. What is our progress in that respect? We invite participants to consider submitting proposals that touch upon the notion of musicology in progress, and to take this opportunity to reflect on where we are now and where our next steps might take us mms herunterladen sunrise.

Proposals are now welcome for papers (20 minutes’ duration) and panels (60/ 90 minutes) addressing any area, field or theme of musicology—broadly defined subway surfers zum herunterladen. Proposals may be submitted to (closing date: Tuesday 31 March 2015). Each proposal should contain:

• (each) speaker’s name, title, affiliation (where applicable) and contact email;

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CFP: Facing the Music of Medieval England. Study Day: University of Huddersfield. Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 March 2015

CFP: Facing the Music of Medieval England. Study Day: University of Huddersfield. Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 March 2015

Recent work on medieval England and its music has focused on a wide range of issues, from editing fragmentary sources, to the consideration of historiographical questions camera raw download for free. The publication of facsimiles and editions of medieval English music has made this repertoire significantly more readily available than a decade ago, yet discussions of the music of the period (its language, form, genres, style, textuo-musical relationships, and broader questions of meaning) remain underexplored ea spiele downloaden. Facing the Music of Medieval England invites participants to engage with the musical repertoire as composed, cultivated and disseminated in England before c.1500 herunterladen. A keynote lecture, by Dr Margaret Bent, will be complemented by paper sessions that focus on thirteenth-, fourteenth- and fifteenth-century music from a variety of analytical standpoints spotify download kostenlos windows 7. A session focused on reconstructing medieval English music will also allow discussion of the notion of musical text, notations, source transmission and style download at tvnow. The close focus on musical texts, editions, and issues such as reconstruction will benefit from the provision of interactive materials available to participants on iPads, to be provided to participants for use in sessions, fully networked and pre-loaded with relevant musical software, web resources and conference materials I can't download anything on netflix. A publication opportunity is available for selected contributions, which will form a special issue of the journal Early Music, subject to the standard peer review process ubuntu 32 bit. The organisers wish to extend a particular invitation to current research students, early career scholars, and independent scholars. The registration fee will be kept to a minimum to encourage wide participation from all sectors of the scholarly community, and is expected to be no more than £15 download windows server 2016 language pack.

Titles and abstracts for 20-minute papers to by 10 January 2015.

Conference organisers: Dr Lisa Colton & Dr James Cook

CFP: NAVSA 2015 Annual Conference

Victorians in the World
North American Victorian Studies Association 2015 Annual Conference
July 9-12, 2015
Honolulu, Hawaii
Deadline: December 1, 2014

NAVSA was established in 2002 to provide a continental forum for discussion of critical issues in the Victorian period, and to encourage a wide variety of critical and disciplinary approaches to the study of the field.  NAVSA sponsors an annual conference to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of research in Victorian studies.  Earlier conferences have been held in Pasadena, CA, Venice, IT, and Madison, WI download handlettering fonts.

Plenary speakers include Vanessa Smith of the University of Sydney, and Jonathan Osorio of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

The organizing committee for the 2015 NAVSA Annual Conference invites proposals for papers, panels, and special sessions on the subject of Victorians in the World herunterladen.

Conference threads might include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Victorian Travel Writing
  • Britain and America: the Special Relationship
  • South Asians in England
  • The Grotesque: Exquisite Bodies on Display
  • “Going Native”: Victorians in the Caribbean
  • Emigration
  • Victorian Worldviews
  • The Scottish Diaspora
  • Absent-Minded Imperialists
  • The foreign correspondents
  • The Victorians and the World’s Fairs
  • Architectural Imperialism
  • French maids and English nannies
  • Ibsen and the London theatre
  • The world in the Victorian school
  • Oceania in the Victorian Imagination
  • Marketing Scotland to the World
  • Dickens around the world

Deadline for paper and panel proposals is December 1, 2014; proposals for individual papers consist of a one-page (250-500 word) summary of the paper plus a one-page abbreviated cv.  For panels, a paragraph describing the panel, plus a one page summary for each paper and a one page abbreviated cv for each participant is required untis messenger.

Proposals should be sent to Stephen Hancock, Conference Chair,

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CFP: The Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture


Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Birkbeck

Birkbeck College, University of London

July 16-18, 2015

Deadline: January 9, 2015

“The Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture”



“She saw no, not saw, but felt through and through a picture; she bestowed upon it all the warmth and richness of a woman’s sympathy; not by any intellectual effort, but by this strength of heart, and this guiding light of sympathy…” (Nathaniel Hawthorne,The Marble Faun, 1860)

This conference will explore the ways in which nineteenth-century authors, artists, sculptors, musicians and composers imagined and represented emotion and how writers and critics conceptualised the emotional aspects of aesthetic response gratisen ebooks. How did Victorian artists represent feeling and how were these feelings aestheticised? What rhetorical strategies did Victorian writers use to figure aesthetic response samsung app for free music? What expressive codes and conventions were familiar to the Victorians? Which nineteenth-century scientific developments affected artistic production and what impact did these have on affective reactions lustige oster videos zum herunterladen?

The conference will consider the historically specific ways in which feeling is discussed in aesthetic discourse. It will also, however, encourage reflection about the limits of an historicist approach for understanding the emotions at play in nineteenth-century aesthetic response and the possibility of alternative methodologies for understanding the relation between feeling and the arts angry birds star wars herunterladen.

Proposals of up to 400 words should be sent to Dr. Vicky Mills at by 9 January 2015 films download facebook. Please also attach a brief biographical note. Proposals for panels of three papers are also welcome, and should be accompanied by a brief (one-page) panel justification walter font download.

Possible topics might include:

  • Languages of emotion (affect; feeling; sympathy; empathy; sentimentality)
  • Theories of feeling (psychologists; art critics; philosophers; authors)
  • The arousal of specific emotions (pain; joy; anger; grief; tenderness; anxiety; disgust) and the aestheticisation of the emotions
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  • The arts and religious feeling (biblical painting; sacred music)
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  • The gendering of aesthetic response
  • The codification of artistic expression
  • Museum Feelings (boredom; fatigue; the museum as a site of affect; the regulation of feeling)
  • Curating feeling
  • The ‘art of feeling’ (how to feel the right thing in response to music, art, sculpture)
  • Feeling and touch
  • The role of emotion in ekphrasis; translating feeling

The conference is organized by The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Birkbeck, University of London sky q download.

CFP: The State We’re In: Directions in Researching post-1900 British Music University of Surrey


The State We’re In: Directions in Researching post-1900 British Music University of Surrey

16-17 April 2015


Dr Joanna Bullivant (University of Nottingham), Dr Christopher Mark (University of Surrey)

The last thirty years have witnessed a surge of interest in the study of British music since 1900 and a number of landmark publications wo kann ich musik kostenlos downloaden ohne anmeldung. Among a diverse body of work, the concept of ‘British modernism’; the role of theory and analysis versus cultural and reception history; the question of the cultural value of indigenous music; and issues of national musical identities in the face of radical change internationally, a declining Empire, an increasingly multicultural society, and strengthening nationalisms within the constituent British nations, have proved to be major – and contested – themes euro truck simulator 2 download kostenlos vollversion deutsch.

In recognition both of the diversity of work already embarked upon, and the topicality of issues of national identity and cultural value in Britain today, we believe the time is ripe for a dedicated forum to enable the exchange and development of new ideas windows 7 kann keine updates herunterladen. This initial, exploratory conference is intended as the first step in the establishment of a new research network. It will incorporate several keynote ‘perspectives’ on the state of research from within academia and the music profession, and conclude with an open meeting concerning the goals of the proposed network congratulations on your birthday free. We warmly encourage papers on any aspect of music in Britain since 1900, and particularly welcome submissions from research students as well as more established scholars lieder youtube online herunterladen. Possible themes include, but are not limited to:

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Supported by the Royal Musical Association