Bruce Springsteen's "Darkness on the Edge of Town": An International Symposium

Країна: США

Місто: Monmouth

Тези до: 01.12.2017

Дати: 12.04.18 — 15.04.18

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Організатори: Monmouth University



You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen, particularly in relation to his legendary Darkness on the Edge of Town album. To submit an abstract, please go to, create a new account and add a new submission. Abstracts should be 150-250 words in length to ensure full consideration.

The conference will be held from April 12-15, 2018, at Monmouth University. The festivities will include various live acts, as well as keynote addresses by rock critics and figures from the music industry.

Papers will be considered for, but certainly not limited to, the session rubrics below. Full-panel submissions are also encouraged. The deadline for abstract submission is December 1, 2017.

Possible subjects include:

    Springsteen and American Roots Music Traditions
    Springsteen and Citizenship
    Springsteen and Critical Theory
    Springsteen and Dylan
    Springsteen and Education
    Springsteen and Gender
    Springsteen and Musicianship
    Springsteen and New Jersey
    Springsteen and Performance
    Springsteen and Politics
    Springsteen and Psychology
    Springsteen and Rock 'n' Roll Iconography
    Springsteen and the American Pastoral
    Springsteen and the Music Business
    Springsteen and the Politics of Culture
    Springsteen and Work and Class
    Springsteen and/as Literature
    Springsteen as Narrative Poet
    Springsteen in the 21st Century
    Springsteen on War
    Springsteen's Musical Contemporaries
    Springsteen's Musical Influences
    Springsteen's Musical Legacy

We hope that you will join us for the inaugural conference offered by the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music. Monmouth University is a member of the GRAMMY Museum's affiliate program.

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