CALL FOR PAPERS – the impact of race on music

Tuesday 10 September 2013

The Race in the Americas (RITA) group seeks papers from postgraduate students and established academics on the theme of race and music.

Submissions on all forms of music are welcome but we are particularly interested in submissions dealing with the blues, jazz, hip-hop, avant garde music, reggae/ska, reggaeton, calypso, dancehall, gospel, and all forms of African and Latin American music. 

The papers will be presented at the second annual RITA conference, which will take place in Manchester, 15th/16th April 2014.

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS:  Monday 30th September 2013.

The RITA group is holding a series of seminars across the UK during the academic year 2013-14, and will be holding its next annual conference on 15th/16th April 2014.

Please send all submissions to