Modern Language Association Annual Convention
December 27 - 30, 2006
The MLA Discussion Group on Science Fiction and Utopian and Fantastic
Literature invites submissions for a panel titled "The Place of Music in
Science Fiction and Fantasy."
Topics might include (but are not limited to):
* Defining "science-fiction music." What makes a work of music
"science-fictional"? Possible subtopics: micropolyphony, symmetrical
divisions of the octave, experimental musical technologies (e.g., the
* The relationship of music to other nonverbal arts (e.g., painting,
architecture, photography) in science fiction and fantasy.