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(DE) Competition for Performers of Contemporary Recorder Music (2-3 Mar 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 15, 2011
“The Academy of Music in Darmstadt/Germany will be holding an international competition in March 2012 for performers of contemporary recorder solo music.
  

(IT) 19th Congress of the International Musicological Society (Rome, IT) (2012 July 1-7)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
The 19th Congress of the International Musicological Society will be held in Rome from Sunday, 1 July, to Saturday, 7 July, 2012. All musicologists are invited (including non-members of IMS) to participate and contribute to the conference.
 

(US) The Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (2012 March 22-24) (Call for papers, deadline: 2011 June 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

Washington, D.C.
22-24 March 2012

The Program Committee invites submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance Studies, or the era ca. 1300-1650.
 


(US) Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär Conference (CFP 2011 june 15) (2012 March 29-31, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina)

Contributed by Admin on May 16, 2011
Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany

The sixth international conference sponsored by FNI will address visual culture in early modern Germany. Artists, writers, preachers, musicians, and performers, as well as those whom they may represent, need audiences. In a society saturated with images, visualization, whether literal or imaginative, becomes a dynamic tool for communication. In early print culture writers, artists, and publishers experimented with how to combine visual images with text in order to make their messages more effective. Authors, such as Hans Sachs, often engaged their audiences through verbal pictures, such as vivid descriptions of settings and people. During the Early Modern period religious propagandists, political writers, satirists, cartographers, the scientific community, and others experimented with new uses of visual images. Practitioners of many disciplines adopted visual criteria for testing truth claims, investigating pressing problems, and representing knowledge.
 
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