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Music and the Middlebrow

Posted: July 4th, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Deadline for submission: 1 December 2016
Conference dates: 22 – 24 June 2017
Conference website: http://www.musicandthemiddlebrow.org
Conference venue: University of Notre Dame, London Global Gateway, 1 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG
Keynotes: Joan S. Rubin and Richard Taruskin

We are now inviting proposals for the forthcoming conference on Music and the Middlebrow. We welcome abstracts for individual papers (20 minutes) and panel sessions (3 papers) that respond to the project rationale.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the relationship between music, the middlebrow and:

  • Modernism / modernity
  • Popular culture
  • National identity
  • Film
  • Theater
  • Cultural geography
  • Religion
  • Politics
  • Social class
  • Race
  • Gender

This conference is being organized by Christopher Chowrimootoo (University of Notre Dame) and Kate Guthrie (University of Southampton). Contact details can be found at the conference website.

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