Bluegrass Opera - A House Divided - May 12-14 in Lexington, Kentucky

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 12, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Music and Music History

Bluegrass Opera presents the new musical A House Divided, May 12-14 at Lexington's Downtown Arts Center (141 E. Main St.). Written by Michael Salmanson, Maureen Kane Berg, and Thomas Berg, the show offers an inside look at the Lincoln presidency, following Abe, Mary, and their family through one of the most tumultuous periods in American history. The story is told from the perspective of Elizabeth Keckley, a freed slave who became Mary Todd Lincoln's dressmaker and confidante in the White House.

Music in the Mediterranean Diaspora

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 18, 2017 to May 19, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Music and Music History

Conference on "Music in the Mediterranean Diaspora"

18 and 19 May, 2017
Villa I Tatti-The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Via di Vincigliata 26, 50135 Florence, Italy)

CFP Deadline Approaching: Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Fine Arts, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies

Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom (tentative book title) Anticipated publication date November 2019.

Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2017

CFP Play Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Humanities, Philosophy

 

Oratunga Winter School: Creating out of Place

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 4, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Music and Music History, Indigenous Studies

Oratunga Winter School: Creating Out of Place

Four days of workshops, collaboration, creative development and critical reflection on art and Country
4-9th June 2017                                                                                                                                                                 Oratunga Cattle Station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people

Led by celebrated artist and theorist Professor Paul Carter (RMIT) and set in the historic Oratunga cattle station on the traditional lands of the Adnyam

CFP - ACSUS 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 15, 2017
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Music and Music History

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States will hold its biennial conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 18-21, 2017.

Proposals are due to area chairs by May 15, 2017 (due date has been extended).

A full call for papers may be found at http://www.acsus.org/blog/updated-call-papers-acsus-24th-biennial-las-ve...

Of particular interest to some on this list may be the following areas (with co-chairs):

Invisible Republic: Music, Lettrism, Avant-Gardes | International Conference on Music, Avant-Gardes and Counterculture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Music and Music History, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History

Venue: University of Lisbon, School of Arts and Humanities and Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT)

Conference organized by: Anabela Duarte (ULisboa) and Andrew Hussey (ULondon)

Organizing Entities: University of Lisbon, ULICES and University of London, SAS, CPS

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