Call for chapter contributions to Metal Music and the Middle-Ages
As part of the Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture book series, we are calling for chapter contributions for a collected edition on metal music and the middle-ages. This collection examines the ways in which metal music utilises images, texts, historical figures, music, and ideologies from the medieval period. We aim not only to examine the range of ways in which the middle-ages are referenced in metal music, but also to open up a discourse around the forms and reasons for the enduring fascination with this period within the genre.
We welcome proposals for chapter-length contributions on the topic including musical, textual, and media-based case studies; theoretical and methodological contributions; and in particular, international contributions on the use of European and non-European medieval cultural good outside Europe.
Please send a short English-language abstract (300-400 words, in Word or Open Office format, clearly marked with author’s name and affiliation) detailing your contribution to editors Ruth Barratt-Peacock firstname.lastname@example.org and Ross Hagen email@example.com by the 15th of April 2017.