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Music and Antifascism Conference: Reflections on the Past and Possibilities in the Present

How have artists resisted the global surge of far-right movements and authoritarian regimes through music and music-making? How has music been mobilized against fascism and fascist tendencies in societies in the 20thand 21st centuries?  The aim of this one-day symposium is to discuss the role of music in antifascist action in response to the recent surge…

McGill Colloquium 2021—Echoes of a Distance: Music, Protest and Community in Confined Times

How can sound and music participate in protest without access to the streets and spaces of collective music creation? How does a collective sound when there is no actual gathering possible? Alternatively, when social movements take to the streets or occupy a territory despite public health regulations – as has happened on many occasions around…

Conference—Sound, Meaning, Education: Conversations

Northern Arizona University and Western University are pleased to announce the virtual conference Sound, Meaning, Education: Conversations to be held on July 21, 2021. This interdisciplinary conference explores how embodied knowledges of sound and musicalities unmediated by western musical notation might bear on teaching and learning at any level and within any context. Scholars across the disciplines…

Improvisation and Mobility: Interdisciplinary Conference and Festival

The Improvisation and Mobility Conference and Festival at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, explores themes of improvisation and mobility, and includes lectures, performances, hybrid performative talks, workshops, installations, the launch of interactive apps, and much more.

CFP: Rhythm Changes in Amsterdam

“Re/Sounding Jazz” Aug 31-Sep 3, 2017 The Fifth International Rhythm Changes Conference ‒ “Re/Sounding Jazz” ‒ will take place at the Conservatory of Amsterdam from August 31 to September 3, 2017. The event is delivered in partnership with the Conservatory of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam, Birmingham City University, the University of Music and Performing…

CFP: Improvisation and Mobility Interdisciplinary Conference and Festival

IICSI invites interdisciplinary contributions to the 2017 IICSI conference and festival at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, on the theme of “Improvisation and Mobility”.