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CONFERENCE at NYU Steinhardt,

May 29-31, 2009  


The fourth annual conference, Music and the Moving Image, encourages  submissions from scholars and practitioners that explore the relationship  between music and the entire universe of moving images (film, television, iPod,  computer, video games, and interactive performances) through paper presentations and plenary sessions. This year two keynote addresses, Philip  Tagg, Univ. of Montreal (Kojak: 50 Seconds of Television Music; Ten Little Title Tunes) and Caryl Flinn, Univ. of Arizona (Strains of Utopia: New German Cinema) will be presented. In addition, a screening of Peggy Stern’s Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood with a discussion about animated films will be a  featured part of the Saturday evening program. Streaming video versions of  presentations will be available only at NYU from May 29 - June 1, 2009.  Accepted papers will be considered for inclusion in the peer-reviewed online  journal Music and the Moving Image: http://mmi.press.uiuc.edu/ 
The Program Committee includes Caryl Flinn, Univ. of Arizona (Music and Cinema (anthology); Brass Diva); Richard Peña, Professor of Film Studies,  Columbia Univ. (Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center); Robynn  Stilwell, Georgetown Univ. (Musicals: Hollywood and Beyond; Composing for the Screen in Germany and the USSR: Cultural Politics and Propaganda); and  coeditors of Music and the Moving Image, Gillian B. Anderson (Haexan; Pandora’s Box; Music for Silent Film 1892-1929: A Guide); and NYU faculty, Ron  Sadoff (The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation; Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood). The conference will run in conjunction with the  NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (May 20-29,  2009).  

MaMI Conference website: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/scoring/conference/ 

Abstracts or synopses of papers (250 words) should be submitted to:   Dr. Ron Sadoff, chair of the program committee, by no later than Dec. 12, 2008.  

E-mail ron.sadoff@nyu.edu for more information.  
Ron Sadoff, New York University 35 West 4th St Rm 777, New York, NY, 10012  
Conference fee (May 29, 30, 31): $150.00 - Students: $75.00, Housing Available  
35 West 4th Street, 7th Floor  
New York, NY 10012 

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