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Twenty-Fourth National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia
Melbourne, April 2001

MUSICology 2001

The 24th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia will be held at the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne, in April 2001. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Tim Carter (Royal Holloway University of London): "The Power of the Patron?" Kay Dreyfus (Monash University, Melbourne): "Alma Moodie and the landscape of giftedness" Annegret Fauser (City University, London): "Alterity, Nation and Identity: Some Musicological Paradoxes" Richard Taruskin (University of California, Berkeley): "Stravinsky and Us" CONFERENCE THEMES o Nation and Identity o Patronage and Social Structures o Reading and Listening o Performers, Audiences and Scholars CALL FOR PAPERS The MSA invites researchers in all disciplines to submit proposals for papers on any aspect of music as it relates to the conference themes listed above. In recognition of the Centenary of Federation, papers that relate to Australian Music and Society will be welcomed. Proposals for individual papers must include an abstract of 200 words and paper title. Please attach your name, address (email and postal) and phone/fax number. Individual papers are limited to 20 minutes. The conference organizers also invite free papers from individuals or group submissions on a common theme. GROUP SUBMISSIONS Group submissions on a common theme could be given either as a round table (with maximum 90 minutes) or as 3 to 4 papers. Proposals for group submissions must provide the name and contact details of the organizer and a list of committed participants, and include a separate abstract for each of their contributions. Acceptance of abstracts will be advised in early December. Proposals should be submitted by 1 November 2000 to Kerry Murphy, Conference Convenor TRAVEL FUNDING FOR BRITISH SCHOLARS British Academy Overseas Conference Grants are available to meet the costs of travel by British scholars to overseas conferences, but applications for funding to read a paper at Musicology 2001 will close on 30 November. If you wish to apply for such a grant, and therefore need early advice of acceptance of your paper, please note this in your abstract submission, or contact Kerry Murphy as soon as possible. Information on this scheme is available at Conference Grants For further information contact Elizabeth Kertesz, Conference Administrator MUSICology 2001 C/- Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne VIC 3010 Fax +61 3 8344 5346 Further details forthcoming on the MSA homepage: