Department of Music

The Unknown Schubert: New Perspectives, New Insights
Regina, Canada, December 2004

Call for papers

"The Unknown Schubert: New Perspectives, New Insights"
International Scholarly Symposium
4-5 December 2004,
Luther College, University of Regina, Canada

Luther College and the Department of Music at the University of Regina, Canada, are
hosting an international scholarly symposium on the Unknown Schubert, December 4-5,
2004. The symposium will be held in conjunction with the Canadian premiere of
Schubert's little-known operatic work "Claudine von Villa Bella" on Dec. 4, at the
University of Regina. Dr. Lorraine Byrne (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
will be the keynote speaker for the symposium.

Proposals are invited for papers that concern the lesser-known works of Franz
Schubert (1797-1828) or lesser-known aspects of his life and milieu; alternatively,
papers that provide fresh insights into the canonic works of Schubert are also

All branches of Schubert research will be considered, from archival and
music-analytical studies to trans- and interdisciplinary approaches. Contributions
from graduate students are welcomed. Papers are limited to twenty minutes in length,
including musical examples, with time following for discussion. We are currently
pursuing arrangements for the publication of some or all of the presentations.

Abstracts should be 250-500 words long and be submitted by e-mail, by May 31, 2004,
to the address listed below. The abstract should be included in the body of the
e-mail, as should the submitter's name, telephone number, e-mail address, and
institutional affiliation. Identifying information will be removed before evaluation
by the program committee. E-mail notifications will be sent by June 16, 2004.

Contact address:
Dr. Barbara Reul
Luther College, University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4S 0A2 Canada
Tel. +1-(306) 585-5019
Fax: +1-(306) 585-5267

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