Events, CfPs & more

These are general posts related to events (including the biennial ISMMS conferences), calls for proposals (to conferences or edited collections), information about new publications, and other announcements about metal music studies activities.

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Bibliography, Webmaster, New Website

Bibliography, Webmaster, New Website

Some exciting ISMMS announcements have us in good spirits! Awhile back we advertised for a Webmaster position on the ISMMS Board, and we’re happy to say that we now have Dr. Steven Gamble of University College Cork in the position. Steve is the author of How Music Empowers: Listening to Modern Rap...

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Extreme Sounds Studies – New Series

EXTREME SOUNDS STUDIESGLOBAL SOCIO-CULTURAL EXPLORATIONSA SERIES EDITED BY NIALL SCOTT, NELSON VARAS-DÍAZ, AND BRYAN BARDINEABOUT THE SERIES:Music and sound do not take place in a social vacuum. They manifest themselves, and are a reflection of,particular social contexts. They are grounded in...

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New Executive Board Position – Webmaster

The International Society for Metal Music Studies (ISMMS), the only professional organization for metal music scholars, is pleased to announce we are looking to add a Webmaster to our Executive Board. The webmaster will manage, construct, and maintain the ISMMS website and its interface with the...

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ISMMS Mexico City Update

Regarding the upcoming ISMMS Biennial Research Conference in Mexico City, the Organizing Committee of the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the ISMMS Board have decided to postpone the conference. Until further notice, the meeting will now be from June 7 to June 10 of 2022.While...

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IASPM-US Call For Papers – 2021 Annual Conference

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States invites proposals for its 2021 annual conference. In recognition of these extraordinary times and the continuing public health concerns and struggles for social and racial justice that we face, this meeting will take place...

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ISMMS 2021 in Mexico City Website

Hi everyone,The website for ISMMS’ conference in 2021 in Mexico City, in collaboration with the Institute for Anthropological Research, Colegio de San Ildefonso, of Mexico’s National Autonomous University, is now live!http://www.procapi.unam.mx/biennal/index.html Due to the uncertainties around...

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ISMMS 2021 in Mexico City

In preparation for ISMMS’ 5th Biennial Research Conference, this month we will have for you the following:- Conference website: second week of September.- Call for presentations: last week of September.June 15-18, 2021- Heavy Metal Music in the Global South: Multiregional Perspectives. Mexico...

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