I apologize for the late notice on this, but in case you have not received this CFP from Johnny Finn yet, I’ve decided to post it here, and encourage you to send him an abstract by this weekend. Finn has established himself over the past decade as one of the top music geographers, and I’m sure there will be much more from/about him on my site in the future. At any rate, I’m looking forward to working with him at the AAG Conference in Tampa this coming April, where I’ll be presenting some of my research on music and urban landscapes of public memory.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Geographies of Sound & Music
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
2014 AAG Annual Meeting, Tampa, April 8-12, 2014
Communication Geography Specialty Group
Aether: The Journal of Media Geography
In recent years sound, rhythm, and music have commanded increasing attention from geographers. Geographical engagements with the aural have come in a variety of forms: from quantitative studies of music scenes to theoretical considerations of sound and music in non-representational theory; from research focusing on the role of music in constructing and maintaining regional identity to new methodological approaches and techniques for the sound world.
This session aims to gather researchers from a wide range of theoretical, practical, and topical areas to push the boundaries of geographical research that engages the spatialities of sound, rhythm, and music. Potential topics of interest include (but are in no way limited to):
- Music and national/regional/local identity
- Sound/music in creating filmic space
- The political economic of the music industry
- Sound and urban space
- Aural methodologies
- Mapping sound and music
- GIS & music
- Music & geographical pedagogy
- Music & non-representational theory
If interested in participating in this session, please email Presenter Identification Number (PIN) and abstract to Johnny Finn (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Dec 1, 2013.
There you are. Good luck. And everyone, have a wonderful Thanksgiving, wherever you are.