School of Music, University of Wales, Bangor
Event Date: 1 September 2007
Deadline for Proposals: 31 March 2007
Event Description and Information:
In September 2007, the School of Music at the University of Wales, Bangor will host its first international conference on minimalism in music. While proposals are warmly invited on any relevant topics, the conveners are eager to address the following key issues:
Terminology and the meaning of “minimalism”; minimalism and modernism / postmodernism; minimalism and multimedia (film, opera, dance, video); the geography of minimalism: differences in European and American trends; aspects of performance or improvisation in minimalist music; analysing minimalist music; audience reception and psychoanalysis; technology and minimalism; minimalism and the other arts.
Proposal Instructions / Guidelines:
Contributions are welcomed in the form of individual papers (20 minutes), themed sessions containing two or three complementary papers (20 minutes each), recitals / lecture-recitals or any other suitable method of presentation.
Abstracts containing a maximum of 250 words should ideally be sent as
email attachments, together with affiliation and contact details, to
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Proposals for themed
sessions should include a 250-word overview in addition to the individual