CfA: Sonification and Multimodal Displays

CfA: Sonification and Multimodal Displays

Call for Papers
Call for abstracts: Sonification and Multimodal Displays - Interdisciplinary Perspectives Call for abstracts (articles): Special issue of the SoundEffects journal Theme: Sonification and Multimodal Displays - Interdisciplinary Perspectives Editor: Thomas Bjørnsten The field of sonification, i.e. the process and practice of mapping data onto sounds, has gained increasing attention over the past years. Sonification has been applied in scientific lab settings, health and medical contexts, in assistive technologies, and exploratory design projects. The theoretical and methodological approaches are often diverse and highly interdisciplinary, emerging from mixed core research areas such as computer science, psychology, musicology, and media studies. However, when we consider the actual impact and future uses of sonification much points to its obvious integration with various systems, interfaces and media. With this special issue of SoundEffects we specifically want to address the…
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CFP Tuning in to the Neo-Avant-Garde

CFP Tuning in to the Neo-Avant-Garde

Call for Papers
In the years when the neo-avant-garde emerged, radio was a prominent medium, which offered an unexpected forum not just for art criticism but also for artistic practices, especially in the form of the radio play. Moreover, in the wake of the historical avant-garde, the neo-avant-garde has a strong interest in aural media, in the seemingly autonomous power of sound and voice. Therefore, it is not surprising that postwar avant-garde artists and literary writers in particular started experimenting with the radio play, supported by theories from thinkers such as Rudolf Arnheim, Walter Benjamin, and Bertolt Brecht. Still, it is remarkable how widespread the neo-avant-garde affinity with audiophonic art actually is. For innovative artists all across Europe and the rest of the world, the radio play provided a playground to think about…
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CFP Ludomusicology Leipzig

CFP Ludomusicology Leipzig

Call for Papers
Ludo2018 13th – 15th April, HMT Leipzig Conference on Video Game Music and Sound Soundscapes and Interfaces The organizers of Ludo2018 are accepting proposals for research presentations. This year, we are particularly interested in papers that support the conference theme of ‘Soundscapes and Interfaces’. We also welcome all proposals on sound and music in games. Proposed papers might be presented as part of planned sessions on: Auditory Interfaces Crossmedia Soundscapes Soundscapes in AR/VR Arcade Soundscapes Interfacing with Other Cultures in Video Game Music Soundscapes and Class in Games Sound in Casual Games Presentations should last twenty minutes, to be followed by questions. The conference language is English. Please submit your paper proposal (c.250 words) plus provisional bibliography by email to ludomusicology@gmail.com by February 14th 2018. Practitioners and composers may submit proposals…
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CfP: GfM-Jahrestagung 2018 „Industrie“

CfP: GfM-Jahrestagung 2018 „Industrie“

Call for Papers, GfM 2018
Universität Siegen, 26. bis 29. September 2018 Die Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft veranstaltet jährlich eine Tagung zur Diskussion aktueller theoretischer und methodischer Entwicklungen, zur Auseinandersetzung über wissenschaftspolitische Fragen sowie zur Präsentation neuer Forschungsergebnisse. 2018 wird »Industrie« Thema der GfM- Jahrestagung sein. Sie wird ausgerichtet vom Medienwissenschaftlichen Seminar der Universität Siegen in Kooperation mit dem Sonderforschungsbereich »Medien der Kooperation« und dem DFG- Graduiertenkolleg »Locating Media«. Die „Industrialisierung des Sehens“ ist seit 30 Jahren ein zentrales Movens der Medienwissenschaft. Doch Paul Virilios These von der Automatisierung und Synthetisierung der Wahrnehmung erscheint unter den gegenwärti gen medialen, sozialen und industriellen Bedingungen in einem neuen Licht. Die Universität Siegen lädt ein, um über die Medien der industriellen Produktion, die Produktionsprozesse von Medien sowie die neuen industriellen Ästhetiken des Sozialen zu diskutieren. Neben der Beschäftigung mit…
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CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

Call for Papers
The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is delighted to announce a Summer School on Transnational Radio History, hosted by the University of Luxembourg / C²DH, and including two full-day excursions to the historic transmitter sites of Europe 1 (in Berus, Germany) and Radio Luxembourg (in Junglinster, Luxembourg). The Summer School is organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Saarland / Germany and the Ministry of Culture of Luxembourg in the context of the European Year of Culture 2018. The Summer School focuses on the history of transnational radio in the 20th century, more specifically on the material, technical, and architectural histories of radio as a symbolic media of transnational communication in Europe and beyond. Following recent trends in media historiography, the Summer School aims at…
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