EXTENDED DEADLINE: Light and Sound (The Brock Review)
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The Brock Review
Call for Papers: “Light and Sound: Cross-Disciplinary Comparisons Between Visual Art and Music"
The Brock Review is seeking scholarly essays and creative pieces for an upcoming issue on the theme of "Light and Sound: Cross Disciplinary Comparisons Between Art and Music" (Vol. 13 No. 2).
Possible topics for this issue might include, but are not limited to:
• Considerations of individuals whose work has contributed to both the fields of music and visual art
• Concepts of abstraction, aleatory vs. formal procedures, and/or cognition in visual art and music
• Relationships between music and visual art from aesthetic, socio-political, economic, gender perspectives
• Music in a visual arts classroom and/or using visual art as a teaching tool for musical pedagogy
• Structural correlations between art and music (e.g., colour, spatial relationships, form)
• Relationship between specific artists and composers
• Relationship between specific movements in visual art and music (e.g., Impressionism, The New Complexity)
• Perspectives related to the historical development of music and visual art theory
• Comparisons of representational strategies in music and visual art
• Implications of electronic modes of production in music and visual arts
The Brock Review is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published by the Humanities Research Institute at Brock University. Scholarly essays submitted to The Brock Review should not exceed 25 double-spaced pages in length. Essays should adhere to the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and include endnotes (where necessary) and a bibliography.
Manuscripts should be original works and should not be published (or under consideration for publication) in another format. Manuscripts should be submitted via the journal website (www.brocku.ca/brockreview) by the 22nd of October, 2012. Each submission must be accompanied by a 100 word abstract, and a brief biography of the author. It is the sole responsibility of the author to obtain any necessary copyright permissions for images accompanying an essay. If your essay is accepted for publication, you must provide copies of these permissions before your essay can be published.
Creative work (i.e.: video clips, paintings, photographs, poetry, short fiction or other types of work suitable to the online format of the journal) will also be considered for publication and should be submitted in an electronic format by the 22nd of October, 2012. In the event that your submission is too large of a file to send submit online, CDs or DVDs can be sent to the address below. Creative work must be accompanied by a statement indicating the creator(s) of the piece have given consent to have it included in The Brock Review.
Dr. Keri Cronin
Editor, The Brock Review
c/o Department of Visual Arts
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
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