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Women in Jazz: Nice Work if You Can Get It
Guelph, Ontario, September 1997

      



CALL FOR PAPERS WOMEN IN JAZZ: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
The Guelph Jazz Festival in association with The Centre for Cultural Studies/Centre d'études sur la culture and Women's Studies presents a colloquium on September 5, 1997 at the University of Guelph. The title of the colloquium is "Women In Jazz: Nice Work If You Can Get It," and while we invite proposals on any topic that fits this theme, possible topics might include: feminist rethinkings of jazz musicology and historiography; the role of women in jazz history; the gendering of genres, instruments, and jazz styles; gender roles and innovation in jazz; hipness as a masculine discourse; gender, race, and cultural authenticity; gender, promotion, and the music industry; and queering jazz discourse. Please submit a 300-500 word abstract by April 30, 1997 to Gillian Siddall Department of English University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada fax +1-519-766-0844 email gsiddall@uoguelph.ca