TIME, TEMPORALITY & PROPORTIONS
CALL FOR PAPERS
11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE DUTH-FLEMISH SOCIETY FOR MUSIC THEORY
UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN, BELGIUM
20 – 22 FEBRUARY 2009
All contributions are welcome, but submissions on the following topics are especially encouraged:
-- Time, temporality & proportionality as theoretical and analytical concepts
-- Perception of time and proportions
-- Composition technique(s) and the organisation of time
-- The importance of tempo
Abstracts (max. 400 words) can be submitted until 12 December 2008 and should be sent to:
pieter.berge at arts.kuleuven.be
markus.neuwirth at arts.kuleuven.be
Lectures (in English, German or Dutch) should not exceed 20' (+ 5' of discussion time). The full programme will be published by January 13th. The last day of the conference is conceived as a celebration in honour of the honorary members of the Society: Michiel Schuijer, Clemens Kemme, Barbara Bleij and Henk Borgdorff.
A selection of (reworked) papers will be published in a special issue of the Dutch Journal for Music Theory in February 2010.
Keynote lectures will be held by:
Gianmario Borio (Università di Pavia)
James Hepokoski (Yale University)
Dorit Tanay (Tel Aviv University)
Joseph N. Straus (City University of New York)
The conference is organised in collaboration with the Department of Musicology of the University of Leuven.
Disclaimer: http://www.kuleuven.be/cwis/email_disclaimer.htm for more information.
THE GREEN NINETEENTH CENTURY
30TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
26 – 28 MARCH 2009
We welcome paper and panel proposals concerning any aspect of “green” studies in the long nineteenth century, including, but not limited to “ecocriticism” in nineteenth-century studies; understandings and/or constructions of the “natural” and “unnatural”; “green” program music and tone poems; musical evocations of nature; music and landscape; evolutionary sciences; history of ecological science, environmental ethics, and environmentalist activism; nineteenth-century studies and animal welfare; ecofeminist philosophy and gender politics; contemporary discourses on nature; nineteenth-century ecotourism; Romantic “ecopoetics” and the politics of nature; sustainability, including sustainable architecture and interior design; landscape painting; dramatic scenery; gardening and farming; conservation movements; and the idea of the “natural” or “unnatural.”
Equally welcome are proposals for papers and panels on Irish studies, earth-centered religions, the idea of the “new,” and other understandings of “green” studies in the nineteenth century.
Abstracts (no longer than 250 words) for 20-minute papers that provide author's name and paper title in heading, as well as a one-page c.v., due by Oct.15, 2008 to
Christine Roth, Program Chair
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
roth at uwosh.edu
Graduate students whose proposals are accepted can, at that point, submit a full-length version of the paper in competition for a travel grant to help cover transportation and lodging expenses.
Bringing people together for conferences can impact the environment through the smog and greenhouse gas emissions associated with air and ground travel, as well as the paper, plastic, and food waste associated with the event. For this reason, the 30th annual meeting of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association will also incorporate as many “green” options and resources as possible to reduce the conference-related environmental impact.
SOUND AND MUSIC COMPUTING CONFERENCE
23 – 25 JULY 2009
CASA DA MUSICA, PORTO, PORTUGAL
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
SMC is a privileged forum in Europe for the promotion of international exchanges around Sound and Music Computing topics. SMC 2009 will feature papers, posters, music works, tutorials and special sessions.
. Special session proposal deadline: Friday 6 March 2009
. Paper and Music submission deadline: Friday 17 April 2009
. Notification of acceptance (Paper and Music): Friday 15 May 2009
. Camera-ready submissions: Friday 29 May 2009
. Tutorial proposal deadline: Friday 29 May 2009
. Deadline for participation to special sessions: Monday 8 June 2009
. Programme online: Monday 22 June 2009
. Tutorials: Wednesday 22 July 2009
. Conference: Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 July 2009
Sound and Music Computing is an interdisciplinary field that approaches the whole sound and music communication chain from a multidisciplinary point of view. By combining scientific, technological and artistic methodologies it aims at understanding, modeling and generating sound and music through computational approaches. Its core academic subjects relate to musicology, physics (acoustics),engineering (including computer science, signal processing and electronics), psychology (including psychoacoustics, experimental psychology and neurosciences) and music composition.
Topics will include:
. Automatic music generation/accompaniment systems
. Computer environments for sound/music processing/composition
. Networked music generation
. Physical modeling for sound generation
. Sound/music signal processing algorithms
. Digital Audio Effects
. Musical sound source separation and recognition
. Automatic music transcription
. Music information retrieval
. Musical pattern recognition/modeling
. Music and robotics
. Computational musicology
. Sonic interaction design
. 3D sound/music
. Data sonification
. Visualization of sound/music data
. Interfaces for music creation and fruition
. Interactive performance systems
. Musical performance modeling
. Gesture controlled audio systems
. Sound/music perception and cognition
. Sound/music and Neuroscience
. Music and emotions
. Multimodality in sound and music computing
. Web 2.0 and music
. Mobile music
. Technologies for the preservation, access and modelling of musical heritage
All accepted papers and posters will be published in the conference Proceedings, which will account for an ISBN. Furthermore, a special issue of the Computer Music Journal will be devoted to articles based on selected items from the conference. Not only will the best conference papers be considered for publication in extended form in the Journal, but also posters, tutorials, and reports of special sessions.
Note on Special Sessions:
SMC 2009 will feature special sessions on "hot" topics relevant to Sound and Music Computing research, where a special focus will be put on interaction between participants and the audience (members of the scientific and music communities, and the general public at large). We welcome (until Friday 6 March 2009) special session proposals. These proposals will be evaluated on the basis of originality, forward-thinking
and potential to generate interesting and controversial discussions. Check guidelines on:
Note on Tutorials:
The day prior to the conference (22 July 2009) will consist of tutorials, focusing on a single topic presented either at an introductory level or in depth, lasting about 3 hours (including a break).
You are welcome to propose tutorial along the guidelines detailed on
. RSS feed: http://smc2009.smcnetwork.org/news/news/RSS
. Facebook group: http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42958077160
. Twitter: http://twitter.com/smc2009
III INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
CHOPIN 1810-2010: IDEAS, INTERPRETATIONS, INFLUENCE
25 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH 2010
The Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw will hold a Third International Congress to mark the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth
A Call for Papers will be issued in October 2008, with a submission
deadline of 31 March 2009
Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, Irena Poniatowska, John Rink (Chairs)
Zofia Chechlińska, Maciej Gołąb, Jeffrey Kallberg, Wojciech Nowik, Jim
Samson, Zbigniew Skowron, Artur Szklener, Mieczysław Tomaszewski
dr Artur Szklener
Koordynator Programu Naukowego
Dział ds. Nauki i Wydawnictw
Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina
Research Program Coordinator
Research and Publishing Department
The Fryderyk Chopin Institute
Plac Piłsudskiego 9
tel.: (+48) 694 470 380
tel. biuro: (+48 22) 8275471, 8275472
faks. (+48 22) 8279599
CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND EMOTION
UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
31 AUGUST – 3 SEPTEMBER 2009
The conference is conceived around four key-note panels representing the disciplines of music theory, philosophy, psychology and sonic arts. In addition, we invite papers on any aspect of emotion research, including:
* new tools for analysing emotion in musical structure
* theories of expression, arousal, contagion, and representation
* categorical, dimensional, circumplex, and prototype models
* aesthetic psychology and the role of empirical evidence
* statistical and probabilistic models, including theories of expectation and markedness
* measuring physiological change, brain imaging, and analysis of gesture and whole-body movement
* mechanisms of induction, transmission, and evaluation
* cross-modality and metaphor
* labelling versus dynamic modelling
* cross-cultural and trans-historical differences and universals
* musical emotion in social context
* classical versus evolutionary perspectives
* rhetoric, figurality, and the passions
* how emotion is mediated through musical form, material, timbre, and voice
Proposals (up to 200 words) for papers of around 20 minutes' duration should be sent by email to Jo Buckley (email@example.com) by 1st March 2009. Further details can be found at www.dur.ac.uk/music.emotion/.
19TH CENTURY MUSIC CONFERENCE
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
16 – 18 JULY 2009
Scholars of 19th century music are invited to submit proposals for papers to be presented at a symposium taking place from Thursday, July 16 through Saturday, July 18, 2009 at the University of Kansas. In addition to the exchange of ideas and papers, this event is being sponsored to explore possible interest in the formation of society in North America specializing in this area of research. The Department of Music and Dance of the University of Kansas is pleased to host this event and looks forward to welcoming interested scholars from around the world.
Proposals for individual papers, lecture-recitals and panels on all topics relating to the history, analysis and reception of nineteenth century music will be considered. Papers on the following topics or themes are suggested:
* The life and works of Felix Mendelssohn, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of his birth;
* The life and works of Louis Spohr, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of his death;
* The life and works of Edward MacDowell, commemorating the 100th anniversary of his death in 1908 and the 150th anniversary of his birth in 1860;
* Notable American composers and performers of the nineteenth century;
* Haydn's influence and reputation in the nineteenth century;
* The organ in the nineteenth century;
Contributors may be able to incorporate in their presentations the extraordinary 45-stop mechanical action organ built by Hellmuth Wolff & Associates present in the Bales Organ Recital Hall on the University of Kansas campus.
Proposals for individual papers and lecture-recitals should include all of the following:
1) an abstract of 250 words or less;
2) a brief biography of the presenter/author (50 - 100 words)
3) institutional affiliation and contact information for the presenter/author
Proposals for panels should include brief biographies, institutional affiliation and contact information for each member of the panel, as well as the abstract for the panel.
All presentations will be allotted forty minutes, including questions and discussion; therefore, presentations should be kept to 25 minutes. Lecture recitals will be allotted up to 60 minutes.
Please submit proposals by email only no later than December 15, 2008 to Jamée Ard (jard at juilliard.edu). The committee will make final decisions on proposals by the middle of January 2009 and contributors will be informed by the end of January 2009.
CALL FOR PAPERS
ALFRED SCHNITTKE: ANALYSE, INTERPRETATION, REZEPTION. Auffsätze zu Leben und Werk
Edited by Amrei Flechsig and Christian Storch on behalf of the Deutsche Alfred-Schnittke-Gesellschaft e.V.
On 24 November 2009, Alfred Schnittke, the most prominent Russian composer in the second half of the 20th century, would have celebrated his 75th birthday. To mark this memorable date, the Deutsche Alfred-Schnittke-Gesellschaft e.V. (DASG), founded in 2007 in Hamburg, the place where Schnittke spent the last eight years of his life, is going to publish an essay collection in memory of Alfred Schnittke's life and work.
For this purpose the DASG is announcing a Call for Papers. Abstracts of ca 250 words are welcome. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following subjects:
-Creative periods and styles
-Schnittke as a film composer
-Schnittke as a theorist and music philosopher
-The reception of Schnittke's music in the Soviet Union, the East and the West
-Interdisciplinary aspects (e.g. sociology of music, philosophy of music etc.)
-Schnittke in the context of his contemporaries in the East and the West
-Schnittke's legacy and his music in Russia and beyond
Any other contributions to Alfred Schnittke's person and music are welcome. Furthermore, we emphatically encourage young scholars to submit their abstracts. Contributions written by PhD students and/or post-docs are most welcome.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 November 2008. After reviewing the abstracts we will contact the authors by e-mail. The final due date is 15 February 2009.
Abstracts as well as articles must be written in German.
Please send your abtract as a word document to the following e-mail address: Christian Storch: christian.storch at mail.com
If you have any further enquiries, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to receiving your abtract!
Deutsche Alfred-Schnittke-Gesellschaft e.V.
SOUND AND SILENCE IN THE SPACE BETWEEN (1914-1945)
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
Submissions requested for the 11th annual conference of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, to be held at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 11-13, 2009 (see also
From the growl of automobile and airplane engines and the whir of electric appliances to fascism's oppressive silences, the years between 1914 and 1945 witnessed a variety of new sounds and silences. This interdisciplinary conference invites historians and critics of literature, art, music, film, dance, and popular culture to explore the myriad sounds and silences of the interwar period. Possible topics include: The impact of the telegraph, telephone, radio, and sound film on modern subjectivity and expression. The new sounds of technology and war. The enforced silencing of political and cultural critique. The sounds of political and social protest . Silence as spirituality, as resistance, as consent. The sounds of previously marginalized or disenfranchised voices . The incorporation of sound and noise into literature and art . The rising awareness of sound in shaping
everyday experience . The breakdown of classical tonality and the rise of new tonal structures.
Please send 300-word abstract and one-page CV to Erika Doss (doss.2 at nd.edu).
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2008.
ORTHODOX CHURCH MUSIC CONFERENCE “CHURCH, STATE AND NATION IN ORTHODOX CHURCH MUSIC”
UNIVERSITY OF JOENSUU, FINLAND
8 – 14 JUNE 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers should be no longer than 20 minutes in duration. Please send proposals to Rev. Dr Ivan Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org or Maria Takala-Roszczenko at email@example.com by 1st February 2009. Abstracts should be delivered by the beginning of March 2009. Papers will be published as the Proceedings of the Conference.
The Conference takes place at the University of Joensuu, Finland. The programme will include at least one concert, and an excursion to the monasteries of New Valaam and Lintula.
Speakers at the first two conferences included:
Ardian Ahmedaja (Albania/Austria), Nektarios Antoniou (Greece), Ioannis Arvanitis (Greece), Dimitry Bolgarsky (Ukraine), Achillefs Chaldaiakis (Greece), James Chater (UK/Netherlands), Tarja von Creutlein (Finland), Christiana Demetriou (Cyprus), Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria), Bogdan Djakovic (Serbia), Alexandru-Marius Dumitrescu (Romania), Jeffers Englehardt (USA), Nicolae Gheorghita (Romania), John Graham (USA), Stefan Harkov (Bulgaria), Jopi Harri (Finland), Alexei Jaropolov (Russia), Oleksandr Kozarenko (Ukraine), Albina Kruchinina (Russia), Alexander Lingas (USA/UK), Melitina Makarovskaya (Russia), Ivan Moody (UK/Portugal), Petri Nykänen (Finland), Gabriela Ocneanu (Romania), Traian Ocneanu (Romania), Jaakko Olkinuora (Finland), Sara Peno (Serbia), Danica Petrovic (Serbia), Svetlana Poliakova (Russia/Portugal), Timo Ruottinen (Finland), Hilkka Seppala (Finland), Nikita Simmons (USA), Maria Takala-Roszczenko (Finland), Wilhelmiina Viirolainen (Finland) and Tatiana Vladishevskaya (Russia)
More information will be posted on the ISOCM website (http://www.isocm.com <http://www.isocm.com/> ) as it becomes available.
The language of the conference will be English.
Simultaneous translation into English will be provided for papers presented in Russian or Ukrainian.
Translation into Russian or Ukrainian will be provided if needed, but must be organized in advance.
The participation fee for the conference, which includes accommodation and participation in the programme, meals and refreshments is EUR250. The registered members of ISOCM will get a discount price of EUR150. Participants with limited income may apply for a bursary; students should supply a recommendation from their university.
If you wish to participate in the conference, either by reading a paper or simply attending, or if you have any queries or need further information, please contact Ivan Moody at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Maria Takala-Roszczenko at email@example.com, or write to:
Maria Takala-Roszczenko / ISOCM,
Faculty of Theology,
University of Joensuu,
In addition to e-mail you may contact Ivan Moody by telephone (+351 91 943 7357)
The web page of the Department of the Orthodox Theology at the University of Joensuu is found at: http://www.joensuu.fi/teoltdk/ortteol/
4 – 5 DECEMBER 2008
Organised by the Lemmensinstituut and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: “Renewing insights on historically documented performances of J.S. Bach’s music. Symposium and research project with reference to the honorary doctorate awarded to Sigiswald Kuijken by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.”
With lectures by amongst others; Andrew Parrott, Andreas Glöckner, Frieder Bernius, Marc Vanscheeuwijck and Karel Moens, concerts by La Petite Bande -direction Sigiswald Kuijken, Currende -direction Erik Van Nevel and recitals by Roel Dieltiens on baroque cello, Sigiswald Kuijken on violoncello da spalla and Jean-François Madeuf on natural trumpet.
You will find the complete program and registration form on the website of the Bach symposium:
For further information, please contact:
Associatie Katholieke Universiteit Leuven