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Friday, 30 September 2011

Call for conference papers

Call for papers: Hearing Landscape Critically: Sense, Text, Ideology

Music Faculty, University of Oxford, 18-19 May 2012.

Papers related to this agenda – including but not limited to the topics listed below – are welcome in the formats stipulated at the bottom of this CFP.

  • SITES OF POWER - occupation, reservation, institution, restitution, academy, capital, knowledge, ideology;
  • QUESTIONS OF STRUCTURE - smooth, striated, complex, chaotic, fixed, dense, in flux;
  • PERFORMING LANDSCAPE - theatre, narration, embodiment, language, song, immersion, everyday;
  • MOBILITIES - tourism, commuting, returning, tracing, dwelling and/as wandering, stasis and acceleration;
  • POLITICAL CONCERNS - subordination, exploitation, destruction, survival;
  • PHILOSOPHICAL CONCERNS - human, non-human, transcendental, nature, culture, ontology, epistemology, phenomenology.
All proposals should be emailed to (size limit = 5MB) by 31 December 2011. Please include name, affiliation (if applicable), postal address, email address and AV requirements on a separate cover sheet.

  • Individual papers (20 minutes) - abstract of no more than 300 words.
  • Panel sessions - describe individual papers and overarching theme in no more than 500 words.
  • Alternative formats – describe your proposal (i.e. performance, round table, film discussion, or whatever it may be) in no more than 500 words.

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