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34th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, MI, May 1999

34th International Congress on Medieval Studies

University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI
6-9 May 1999 

Several sessions of the congress will be devoted to musicology, as follows:

1. Music Publication and Transmission: Manuscripts and Prints
2. Women in Medieval and Renaissance Music
3. Musical Iconography
4. Chant
5. Chanson and Motet: Uses and Interrelationships

Proposals for papers for sessions 1-5 should be sent to:

Ingrid Brainard
37 Princess Road
West Newton
MA 02165-1632

6. Music in the Medieval Celtic Regions
  i.  Source Materials
  ii. Social Contexts

Sessions 6 i-ii are sponsored by the Research Group for Music in the
Medieval Celtic Regions, and proposals for these should be addressed to:

Ann Buckley
Faculty of Music
University of Cambridge
11 West Road		
Cambridge CB3 9DP	

Tel.+44-1223-360938 (direct line)
Fax +44-1223-740299 (direct line)

The International Machaut Society regularly sponsors three sessions at
Kalamazoo, generally one with a more literary focus, one with a more
musical focus, and one designed to appeal to scholars of both music and
text.  (Its business meeting also takes place during the conference.)  
This year's three sessions are:

Machaut's Debate Poetry
Machaut's Lais:  Performance and Interpretation
Topics in Machaut's Music

Paper proposals should be sent to the President of the Society:

Anne Walters Robertson
Department of Music
University of Chicago
5845 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637

phone:  +1-773/702-8484
fax:    +1-773/753-0558

All proposals, on the appropriate forms, must be received by the
above-named coordinators by the deadline of 15 September 1998. Forms and
further details may be requested from The Medieval Institute, Western
Michigan University, 1201 Oliver Street, Kalamazoo, MI, USA 49008-3801.
Tel. +1-616-387.8745; Fax +1-616-387-8750; E-mail:;
or from the Congress Website: