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Song, Songs, and Singing

Deadline: January 16, 2012

Special Issue of The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism: Song, Songs, and Singing
Any philosophical treatment of songs or singing will be considered, but papers addressing these topics are especially welcome:
- Songs and singing across the genres and cross-culturally
- Meaning and Representation
- Exploring the contrasts between vocal and instrumental music
- The unity of music and text
- Ontology
- Performance
- Singing and expression
- Singing and cinema. The problems raised by both diegetic and non-diegetic songs in film.
- Ethical criticism. Is moral criticism of popular songs as appropriate as moral criticism of movies and literature?
- What trends in the history of art theory or core assumptions about the field of aesthetics have inclined philosophers of art and music to ignore songs as an important art form?
- Philosophical analyses of specific vocal music in any genre.

Submissions should not exceed 7,000 words and must comply with the general guidelines for submissions (see “Submissions” on the JAAC website: www.temple.edu/jaac). Send submissions as e-mail attachments to both guest editors, Jeanette Bicknell (bicknellj@hotmail.com) and John Andrew Fisher (john.fisher@colorado.educo) indicating clearly that your submission is for the special issue. Deadline for Submissions: January 16, 2012


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