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Feminist Theory and Music 8
New York, June 2005


Feminist Theory and Music 8 

City University of New York, Graduate Center & New York University 

23-26 June 2005 New York City

The eighth meeting of the biennial conference Feminist Theory and Music
will take place on 23-26 June 2005 at the CUNY Graduate Center and New
York University. Farah Jasmine Griffin will present this year's keynote
address, "Midsummer's Night inHarlem, 1943: A Cultural Critic Listens."
The opening plenary, moderated by Suzanne G. Cusick, features Farzaneh
Milani and Elizabeth Wood, and the closing plenary, moderated by Nancy
Rao, features Kyra Gaunt, Nadine Hubbs, and Ruth Solie. Excerpts from two
new documentaries, Soul on Soul: The Story of Mary Lou Williams and
Packin' Up: Marion Williams and the Philadelphia Gospel Women, will be
shown. The conference includes performances of works by Linda Dusman,
Tania León, Pauline Oliveros, William Osborne, Ursel Schlicht, Alice
Shields, Karen Tanaka, and Frances White, and two concerts of
electroacoustic music, to be held at Columbia University and New York
University.

Information on registering for the conference is available by visiting
 http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/music/ftm8/ or by calling +1-(212) 817-8215.
Early registration (postmarked by Friday, May 27) is $90, or $45 for
students (with photocopy of valid ID), seniors, and independent scholars
and artists. Please note that you do not have to pay the additional $10
registration fee listed on the registration form.  Registration after May
27 is $120; $60 for students (with photocopy of valid ID), seniors,
independent scholars and artists. Registration for a single day is $30
($15 students/seniors/independents). Low-cost housing (in NYU dormitories)
is available through the conference website, and must be booked by
Wednesday, May 18.

Please direct inquiries to ftm8.conference@nyu.edu, and please visit our
website for updates.

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