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Reviewed Elsewhere: Rebecca Rossen, Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance.

Rebecca RossenDancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 336 pp. & companion website (www.oup.com/us/dancingjewish), $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-199-79176-7; $31.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-199-79177-4.

Call for Papers: BASEES Russian and East European Music Study Day

BASEES Russian and East European Music Study Day
University of Bristol, 9 November 2018: 1968 Fifty Years On
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
The BASEES study group Russian and East European Music is holding its annual study day in the Department of Music, University of Bristol, on Friday 9 November 2018. This year's theme is 1968: the year of widespread activism and protest across the continent of Europe fifty years ago.

Symposium: Dislocations—Reassessing Ligeti’s Many Worlds in the 21st Century

Dislocations: Reassessing Ligeti’s Many Worlds in the 21st Century
University of Chicago Music Department,  7–8 March 2018. 
 
The University of Chicago Music Department is excited to announce a two-day symposium Following on the heels of Pierre Laurent-Aimard’s concert on Tuesday, 6 March, the symposium convenes scholars, performers, and the interested public, to think together about dislocation, (post)modernity, mus

Conference: Wagner 1900, 9–11 April 2018, Oxford

Registration is now open for Wagner 1900, an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Jesus College and the Faculty of Music at the University of Oxford on 9–11 April 2018.
 
With a rich academic programme, Wagner 1900 will investigate the impact of Richard Wagner on fin-de-siècle Vienna in music, history, politics, the visual arts, theatre and German culture.
 
The conference features two performances:
 
Kokoschka’s Doll/The Art of Love (2017), Holywell Music

Reviewed Elsewhere: Todd Decker, Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound After Vietnam.

Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. 274 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28233-9.
 
Todd Decker's Hymns for the Fallen ... explores film and television as sites for the memorialisation, celebration, and (to a certain extent) critique of US military culture ... and ...

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