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Wild at Heart and Weird on Top: The Films of David Lynch
Sheffield, February 1999

Conference: WILD AT HEART AND WEIRD ON TOP: the films of David Lynch Saturday, 13 February 1999 Sheffield University Sheffield, UK
The Departments of Music and English Literature, Sheffield University, invite paper proposals for a one day conference devoted to the study of David Lynch's films, which will be held on Saturday, 13 February 1999. Submissions are particularly encouraged, but not limited to, the following areas: Soundtrack Spectatorship Race Gender Stars Cinematography, and Psycholanalytic interpretations Papers should last no more than 20 minutes. One session at the conference is devoted to papers which emphasise the soundtracks of Lynch's films. Other session themes will be determined by the proposals. Abstracts should be 200-250 words (max.). Individuals may make one proposal only. Proposals may be sent by email or mail, and should be submitted by Friday 11th December. Please make sure that you include the following details: Name, Department, Institution, Phone, Fax, and Email Address. Proposals in print should be sent to: Lynch Conference Department of English Literature University of Sheffield Sheffield S10 2TN UK Proposals by email should be sent to:, or The conference's web page is located at *************** Annette Davison Music Dept., University of Sheffield, 38 Taptonville Road, SHEFFIELD S10 5BR UK Web pages: