Words, Music and Gender

May 24-25, 2019

Faculty of Arts/Faculty of Education

University of Maribor

Koroška cesta 160

2000 Maribor

The Words, Music and Gender conference will explore the relation between words, music and gender, and the place of that relation in history and in modern culture.

Papers from all fields of study, including musicology, anthropology, sociology, psychoanalytic theory, Marxism, and feminist theory, from different critical perspectives, such as literary and linguistic analysis, Gender Studies, ethnomusicology, critical musicology, and popular music studies, applied to genres including World Music, Asian and African music, American and European jazz, pop and classical music, are welcome.

Suggested panels include, but are not limited to:

Gender Analysis in Various Musical Genres: Rock and Pop; Jazz; Folk; Classical and Opera

Sexism in Rock Songs

LGBT Issues in Music

“I Am Woman: Hear Me Roar”: Feminist Empowerment in Contemporary Music

“Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves”: The Rise of the All-girl Band

Music and Identity

Gendered Music

Didactic Dimensions of Words, Music and Gender

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of up to 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact telephone number) by December 30, 2018.

Contact email: wordmusicgender@um.si