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American Handel Society
Iowa City, February/March 2003

The American Handel Society will hold its 2003 conference at the
University of Iowa in Iowa City, February 27 through March 2, 2003.

The Society extends a call for papers on any topic relevant to the study
of Handel and his music, especially those that take an interdisciplinary
approach or that deal with problems in performance practice.  The Program
Committee is particularly interested in the following areas: "Handel,
music and sexuality in the 18th century"; "Handel and his Contemporaries
in Italy" (including opera in Venice and Florence); "Handel Tradition and
Reception"; and "Handel's musical world and imperial power".

Applicants should submit a proposal of not more than 500 words to:  AHS
Program Committee, Professor Wendy Heller, Woolworth Center, Department of
Music, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA.  Proposals may also
be sent by electronic mail to:

Proposals should be sent no later than October 1, 2002.