Apocalyptic Sound and Vision: Intersections of Literature and Music SAMLA 88 Panel

deadline for submissions: 
July 22, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Paul Rowe / University of New Hampshire
contact email: 

APOCALYPTIC SOUND AND VISION: INTERSECTIONS OF LITERATURE AND MUSIC. SAMLA 88 Panel. MUSIC & FICTION

This panel on music and literature welcomes papers about the ways in which the mediums of music and literature intersect to challenge, enhance, or amend collective perceptions of imagined dystopias, utopias, or apocalyptic visions. Essays on poetry or fiction in conversation with songs, musical themes, or musical genres are highly encouraged, though not required. You might consider writing an essay on a particular song or album. Papers on David Bowie or Prince are encouraged. Proposals addressing the SAMLA 88 theme "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?" are especially welcome. By July 22nd, 2016, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Paul Rowe, University of New Hampshire, at pr2002@wildcats.unh.edu.