TAGS Conference 2012 for Music Postgraduates

CFP: TAGS Conference 2012 for Music Postgraduates

Venue: Department of Music, University of Southampton.
Conference dates: Saturday 21st April 2012.
Proposal deadline: Friday 10th February 2012.

Student travel bursaries available

Keynote Speaker: William Drabkin (University of Southampton)
‘Schenker’s Army: Defending the Fundamental Line of Mozart’s G minor Symphony’

The SMA’s annual Theory and Analysis Graduate Students (TAGS) Conference will be hosted by the University of Southampton on Saturday 21st April 2012. Delegates will be invited to register from 9.30-10.30 am on Saturday and sessions will finish by 6.30 pm. The event aims to provide a supportive and friendly environment in which postgraduates can gain experience in presenting their work and meet fellow researchers. Participants who do not wish to give a paper are also very welcome. Proposals are invited from postgraduate students for 20-minute papers addressing any analytical or theoretical subject. We also welcome submissions in the following areas:

• Performance, Analysis and Improvisation
• Composition and Analysis
• Popular Music Analysis
• Perception of Musical Structure
• Analysing non-Western Musics
• Music & Philosophy
• Analysing Atonal Music
• Analysing Performance
• Analysis and Narrativity
• Analysis and Computer Modelling
• Music Analysis and Pedagogy
• The Future of Music Analysis

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be sent by email to Kenneth Smith at events@sma.ac.uk (email size limit = 5MB). Please include name, affiliation, postal address, email address and AV requirements on a separate cover sheet. Organisers of themed sessions should submit a brief overview together with the individual abstracts.

The closing date for receipt of proposals is 10th February 2012. All those submitting proposals will be notified of the outcome by Friday 24th February 2012.
TAGS 2012 is a one-day event, but should you require accommodation, please email events@sma.ac.uk for a list of local hotels. Early booking is advised.
Student Travel Bursaries
A limited amount of bursaries (of up to £100) for travel and accommodation expenses are available for existing student members of the SMA. Further information on the application process may be found at http://www.sma.ac.uk/grants/travel/.