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the world of music (new series): Call for proposals for themed issues

Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marysol Quevedo
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the world of music (new series) invites proposals from potential guest editors for themed issues. the world of music (new series) is an international peer-reviewed journal seeking a critical understanding of performing arts and cultural practices involving music, dance, and theater worldwide, as well as the many contexts in which they come into being. The journal provides a forum for the discussion of musics from around the world, their dynamics, and their many meanings manifested in a variety of ever-changing forms—from highly particular and localized systems of musical thinking in traditional musics to global (musical) cultural flows and consumption.

the world of music (new series)

  • embraces a wide variety of approaches to the analytical study of the musics of the world, including indigenous methodologies; post-colonial, critical, and queer perspectives; and different indigenous methodologies,
  • thinks across disciplinary boundaries, and
  • strongly encourages theoretical and methodological reflections on the study of the musics of the world.

Each issue focuses on a specific topic. In a firmly established practice of the world of music and the world of music (new series), high-profile guest editors are invited to put together a themed issue. There are no deadlines for the submission of proposals. Additional information can be found on the journal’s website. If you are interested in guest-editing a themed issue of the world of music (new series), you’re welcome to contact editor-in-chief Birgit Abels.

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