Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability

Страна: США

Город: Dallas

Тезисы до: 01.10.2015

Даты: 09.04.16 — 09.04.16

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Организаторы: Misericordia University


The Department of Fine Arts and the Department of English at Misericordia University invite submissions of paper and panel proposals (3-4 speakers) that address the theme: Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability. As part of the university’s Medical and Health Humanities initiative, this interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together scholars of musicology, literature, and related disciplines for a one-day symposium that investigates issues related to:

    Specific representations of disability throughout music and literature, including works by disabled and nondisabled artists
    Scientific, anthropological, and vernacular images of disability and how they have influenced music and literature
    Performance in the everyday lives of disabled individuals
    Theorizing disability through the arts
    Narratives of illness and disability
    Examples of music/literature that represent and/or challenge stereotypes of disability
    Mental illness and creativity
    (Ab)normalizing Literature, Music, and Thought
    Other topics related to the conference theme.

Papers that are interdisciplinary in nature are especially welcome.

Proposals for individual papers (20 minutes) should include: 1) full name, contact information, institutional affiliation; 2) Short bio (no more than 150 words); and 3) an abstract of no more than 300 words.

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