Words and Music II

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Slovene Association for the Study of English
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The Words and Music conference will take place on April 11th-12th, 2014. This conference will explore the relationship between words and music, and the place of that relationship in modern culture.

Possible topics of relevance include, but are not limited to, songs and song lyrics, poems set to music, novels about music and musicians, opera and librettos, rock opera, metaphor in music, translating song lyrics, phonetics and pronunciation in singing, drama and dramatic elements in music videos, music and travel, music and tourism, music journalism, music and ideology, using song lyrics in the classroom, and songs and culture.

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 November 30, 2013.

The conference will be jointly organized by The University of Primorska, The University of Ljubljana, The University of Maribor, and SDAŠ, the Slovensko društvo za angleške studije.