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3rd Global Conference: Can I Play with Madness? Metal, Dissonance, Madness and Alienation (November 2010: Prague)
full name / name of organization:
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
3rd Global Conference
Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Call for Papers
This third conference in the series Heavy Fundametalisms invites submissions on the theme of heavy Metal, madness, dissonance and alienation. Under this heading, applicants are encouraged to consider subjects that spring forth but are not restricted to:
~ Metal, Madness and the creative mind
Papers will be considered on any related theme. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 28th May 2010. If your paper is accepted for presentation at the conference, an 8 page draft paper should be submitted by Friday 24th September 2010.
300 word abstracts should be submitted simultaneously to both Organising Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats with the following information and in this order:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract.
Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline). We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
The conference is part of the Ethos Hub series of ongoing research and publications projects conferences, run within the Critical Issues domain which aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore innovative and challenging routes of intellectual and academic exploration.
All papers accepted for and presented at the conference will be eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers may be developed for publication in a themed hard copy volume, or for the launch edition of a new interdisciplinary journal examining intersections of music and politics and published by the Inter-Disciplinary Press.
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