International Society for Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) Elections to the Executive Board, 2017:
At the Annual General Meeting of ISMMS in 2017, which will be held in connection to the ISMMS Conference in Victoria, Canada, between June 9-11 2017, two posts on the Executive Board will become vacant: The Chair, and one ordinary member. The elections to these posts will take place online prior to the Annual General Meeting and are open to all ISMMS members. Anyone who wishes to stand for the posts should submit a 100 word election statement and CV detailing relevant experience to the ISMMS Secretary, Toni-Matti Karjalainen (firstname.lastname@example.org), by Wednesday May 31st (midnight, British Summer Time/UTC+1). Candidates for election must be active in metal music studies, as a student, academic, or author. The posts will be for four years and are not renewable. For more details about the roles and responsibilities please contact Toni-Matti Karjalainen by email (email@example.com) or the current ISMMS Chair Niall Scott (NWRScott@uclan.ac.uk).
The biennial ISMMS conference is taking place at University of Victoria between June 9 and 11. Here you can find the full conference programme including keynote speakers, registration, and accommodation details:
ISMMS 2017 – Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities is hosted by University of Victoria between 9 and 11 June this year. Have a look at their new website here for information on registration, accommodation, and more.
Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture Series editors – Rosemary Hill and Keith Kahn-Harris
We are delighted to announce the first scholarly book series on heavy metal: Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture publishes monographs, edited collections and research books about metal and its associated subgenres within the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading New book series in Metal Music and Culture
CfP deadline is in less than two weeks for ISMMS 2017: Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities. See the call below:
Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities
The Biennial International Society for Metal Music Studies Conference at the University of Victoria
(Previously held at Bowling Green in 2013, and Helsinki in 2015)
June 9-11, 2017
Metal Studies at the University of Victoria and ISMMS are pleased to announce the following Call for Papers: Continue reading CfP deadline in less than two weeks for ISMMS 2017: Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities
We are delighted to announce that ISMMS official membership is now open! Memberships are yearly and you will get online access to the whole catalogue of Metal Music Studies Journal as well as the hard copy of the journal for the year.
We have two membership options:
– Waged membership for £35/year
– Unwaged/Student membership for £15/year
In order to become a member, please follow the ‘Become a Member’ link on the menu and follow the instructions. The membership fees can be paid via PayPal or bank transfer.
Niall W. R. Scott, ISMMS Chair
M Selim Yavuz, ISMMS Communications Officer