full name / name of organization:
JEWISH POPULAR MUSICIANS
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Jewish Popular Musicians, beginning in the 1970s for the=20
2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
Jewish musicians have influenced popular music since George and Ira Gershwin=
reinvented jazz for Broadway. Since then, other Jewish musicians have=20
continued to influence modern popular music: Irving Berlin, Benny Goodman,=20=
Dylan, Neil Diamond, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Kinky Friedman and the=20=
Jewboys, The Ramones, They Might be Giants, The Klezmatics, and =E2=80=9CYid=
Presentation proposals should examine the music of these and other Jewish=20
popular musicians and how they have changed, influenced, or in other ways ar=
part of popular music culture.
Proposals should be approximately 250 words in length and must include your=20
mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
All proposals should be emailed to both the Area Chair and Associate Area=20
Chair. DO NOT SEND ATTACHMENTS. Please copy-and-paste your proposal into t=
Area Chair: Daniel Walden -- dxw8_at_psu.edu
Associate Area Chair: Barbara Silliman -- JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com
Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2006
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