CfP: Feminist Theory and Music (07/08/2013, New York); DL: 01.04.2013

12. Meeting of the international, biennial conference Feminist Theory and Music

Venue: Hamilton College in Clinton, New York
Time: July 31-August 4, 2013
Extended Deadline: April 1, 2013

The organizers welcome proposals for scholarly papers from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspective addressing music in relation to feminism, gender, or sexuality. The organizers especially encourage proposals addressing questions related to African American, Latin American, and Native American music. The committee also invites proposals related to gender, feminism, and ethnographic research; music and the body of the Other; music and prisons; poetry/spoken word, gender, and music; and immigration, transnationalism and musical diasporas. Proposals focusing on current social issues and any area of music and gender are also encouraged. Proposals for panels of three or four papers are also welcome.

Performances may be of varying lengths. Please provide the following in your proposal: 1) an abstract no longer than 250 words; 2) requests for equipment or other needs; 3) length of the work or program; 4) requests for Hamilton College performers (?); 5) brief biographies for any performers you will supply; 6) name(s)of work(s) to be performed; 7) if possible, email or links to mp3 samples of works.

E-mail proposals to Gayle Murchison, Proposals are due April 1, 2013. When requested, follow up by sending a score and, if possible, a recording (CD) via regular mail to Gayle Murchison, Department of Music, Ewell Hall, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795. Please provide postage-paid, self-addressed envelope if you would like your score returned. Please note that no funds are available to remunerate performers.

On-campus housing will be available for participants of the conference, as will the campus fitness center and golf course. Amtrak provides daily service to Utica, where taxi service is available to Clinton. Both Greyhound and Trailways offer bus service to Utica. Syracuse Airport, located 45 minutes west of Hamilton College, is serviced by several airlines including American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United and US Airways. Albany Airport, located 90 minutes east of Hamilton College, is serviced by Air Canada, Continental, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways.

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Please direct questions about the conference program to Gayle Murchison,

Gayle Murchison, Associate Professor
Department of Music and Africana Studies Program
The College of William and Mary

The Department of Music-Ewell 267
P.O.Box 7895
The College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23185


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