The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
(ARSC) posts the following message.
--- 2016 ARSC CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS --- Proposal
deadline: January 3, 2016
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections invites proposals for
presentations at its 50th annual conference, to be held May 11-14, 2016, at
Indiana University, in Bloomington, Indiana. The theme for the conference is
"Recorded Sound in the 21st Century: Preserving, Collecting, Collaborating &
ARSC welcomes papers on the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in
all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. We
seek papers and panels that are informative, display a passion for their
subjects, and include compelling audiovisual content. Share your special
interests with our engaged community of collectors, historians, musicians,
preservationists, archivists, and audio engineers.
Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:
-- Collaborative research, preservation/access projects, and community
-- Indiana-based or regional musicians, record labels, studios, scholars,
-- Recorded sound in digital humanities, soundscapes, sound art, and sound
-- Audio preservation workflows and collections management techniques
-- Collecting and curatorial challenges from born digital media to mixtapes
The deadline for presentation proposals is January 3, 2016. Receipt will be
acknowledged by e-mail. Presenters will be notified of acceptance
approximately one month thereafter.
You may submit your proposal using this form:
For more information, visit:
Questions about the Call for Proposals should be directed to Will Chase,
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The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres
of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals --
everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.