CfA: Participation in Auditory Culture (SoundEffects Journal)

CfA: Participation in Auditory Culture (SoundEffects Journal)

Call for Papers
The rising prominence of interactive media and technologies has brought about an increased scholarly interest in participatory phenomena. This issue of SoundEffects aims to put a sonic spin on participation studies and emphasize the dialogic and participatory aspects of auditory culture. Sound remaining a primary medium of human communication carries with it an urgency to be heard and answered, offering rich possibilities for participatory processes, whether technologically mediated or not, which nevertheless remain underexplored in contemporary sound studies. (mehr …)
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CfP: The Art of Record Production Conference 2019

Call for Papers
Extended deadline for submissions: October 12, 2018 (midnight US Eastern Time) The Art of Record Production Conference 2019 In C: Creation, Connectivity, Collaboration, and Controllers Berklee College of Music, Boston, U.S.A. May 17–19, 2019 Deadline for abstracts: September 28, 2018 (midnight, US Eastern Time) Notification of acceptance by October 29, 2018 Conference Themes Our title for the 14th Art of Record Production Conference is inspired by Terry Riley’s seminal, minimalist work "In C" (1964). When asked how he would describe the relationship between his drive to push technology to its limits in the 1960s and the musical possibilities that resulted, Riley replied that it was all driven by "the 'What if?' principles." This conference seeks to bring together scholars, artists, and innovators applying "What if?" principles to practice and research. Our…
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CfP: Entanglements of Race, Sound and the Archive: Coloniality and the Globalised Present

Call for Papers
Organisers: Carolyn Birdsall, Anette Hoffmann. Confirmed speakers: Alejandra Bronfman (University at Albany), Jennifer Stoever (Binghamton University) Sonic practices and their racialised heritage serve as a departure point for this workshop, which explores the entanglements of race with sound, concepts of voice, and the colonial archive. Performing an archival analysis across multiple media forms and genres, Jennifer Lynn Stoever (2016) has shown how US racial ideologies, identities and violence are intimately bound up with sound and listening practices. (mehr …)
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Relaunch & Ständiger Call: Zeitschrift „Medienobservationen“

Call for Papers, Neue Publikationen
Hier eine Mitteilung der Zeitschrift Medienobservationen: Seit 1997 publizieren die Medienobservationen Beobachtungen zu medialen Formen, Angeboten, und Praktiken. Im Sommer 2018 eröffnen wir die Webseite in neuem Gewand und mit erweiterten Funktionen und freuen uns auf alte und neue Leser_innen, Beiträger_innen und Diskussionspartner_innen. (mehr …)
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CfP: Mapping Spaces, Sounding Places: Geographies of Sound in Audiovisual Media

Call for Papers
Sound design, film music and music editing in general exert a primary function in conveying senses of space and place in audiovisual media. Strategies for connoting space and place in film sound and music vary with cinematic practices across history and according to transnational patterns of negotiation between global and local modes of production. At the same time audiovisual communication, when rich in local connotations, allows insights into specific socio-historical contexts and the documentation of human geographies. This conference aims to bring together scholars interested in mapping geographies of music and sound practices in audiovisual media (e.g. film, television, video games, interactive art). We invite fresh perspectives on film music and sound that are willing to embrace aspects ranging from individual approaches to space and place to collective geographies, also considering industrial…
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