IASPM-ANZ 2012 Conference

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstract now due by 28 May 2012. Call for papers Shifting Sounds: Musical Flow IASPM-ANZ 2012 Conference University of Tasmania, Hobart 5-7 December 2012 We are delighted to announce the call for papers for the 2012 annual conference of IASPM-ANZ. This year, the conference will be organized by Dr Michelle Phillipov, and held at …

SYMPOSIUM: Spanish musics and their [Western] Others: Negotiating identity and exoticism

Friday 7 – Saturday 8 December 2012 The University of Melbourne, Australia Western Music and entertainment have drawn on features of Spanish music and dance since at least the Napoleonic wars. In turn, constructions of musical exoticism based on Hispanic tropes have informed different manifestations of Spanish musical nationalism, as well as regional and popular …

Doing Fieldwork in Nightlife Scenes and EDMCs

Call for submissions Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture Doing Fieldwork in Nightlife Scenes and EDMCs Guest editor: Luis-Manuel Garcia http://dj.dancecult.net/ This special edition of Dancecult seeks to address the fact that, although many EDM (Electronic Dance Music) projects have a significant ethnographic component, there are few methodological resources available to ethnographers of EDM …

Nashville Songwriter Residency

The Australia Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the Nashville Songwriter Residency, inviting Australian songwriters to apply for a 3-month residency in Nashville under the guidance of Australian producer and Nashville resident Mark Moffatt. The initiative will provide funding of $15,000 towards flights, accommodation and living expenses.

Inaugural Celebrity Studies Conference

Call for papers December 12-14th 2012 Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Deadline for abstracts and panels: March 5th 2012 (individual papers: 500words, +50 word bio; and for 3x person panels: panel title, lead/contact person; 3x 500 word abstracts, plus 3x individual 50 word biographies) Successful abstracts notified by: 6th April Enquiries/abstracts to: celebritystudies@nullgmail.com Conference Website: www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/scca/events/celebrity …