Sonneck Society for American Music, 25th Conference
Fort Worth, March 1999
CALL FOR PAPERS PROPOSALS: 25TH CONFERENCE OF THE SONNECK SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN MUSIC The Sonneck Society for American Music will hold its twenty-fifth National Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 10-14, 1999. Proposals for papers, sessions, and performances involving any aspect of music in Canada, the United States, and all of Latin America are welcome. Given the rich musical heritage of Texas in many types of music, the Program Committee would like to encourage in particular papers, programs or presentations relating to the music of Texas and the Southwest as well as those that involve interdisciplinary links. Individual or joint papers should be no longer than twenty minutes. Performances should be no longer than thirty minutes, and may include a lecture component. In addition to papers and performances, the Committee would like to encourage imaginative formats, such as panels, position papers with respondents, workshops, mixed performance/discussion sessions, and complete sessions involving particular themes or issues. Submissions should include six copies of a proposal, up to 500 words, and an abstract not to exceed 100 words suitable for publication in the conference program. One copy only should include name(s), address(es), phone number(s), e-mail address(es), and a list of audio-visual requirements. Proposals for performances without lecture need include only the 100-word abstract but should include a tape. Performances, it should be noted, are unremunerated. Please include two stamped, self-addressed envelopes in the submission. For complete sessions, or proposals involving unusual formats, the proposer should include an additional statement explaining the format and the rational for the session. Individual papers or performances in such as session should follow the guidelines for individual submissions, but all should be included in one envelop. Proposals from presenters at the 1998 meeting will be given lower priority but will be considered. All materials should be received on or before August 15, 1998, and should be sent to Michael Broyles School of Music Penn State University University Park, PA 16802 USA Other members of the Program Committee are J. Peter Burkholder, Pamela Fox, Paul Machlin, and Paul Wells.