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>Subject: CFP: Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations (11/15/06;
>CALL FOR PAPERS
>The LYRICA SOCIETY FOR WORD-MUSIC RELATIONS is pleased to announce its=20
>presentations at the annual convention of the American Comparative Literatur=
>Association (www.acla.org). The conference will be held in Puebla, Mexico,
>April 19-22, 2007, and will be devoted to the broad theme =E2=80=9CTrans, Pa=
>Cultures in Contact.=E2=80=9D Accordingly, papers on the
>cultures of the Hispanic Americas, and on transatlantic and transpacific
>perspectives are strongly encouraged.
>The conference=E2=80=99s theme foregrounds what is basic to Comparative Lite=
>Musicology and Ethnomusicology as disciplines: analysis of relations between
>and among composers, authors, performance practices, works, languages,
>traditions, cultures, nations, continents, and histories, and exploration of
>the methods and mechanisms by which those relations create meaning. Topics=20
>theories involving points of cultural contact and crossings remain
>the conference=E2=80=99s focus.
>Proposals, no longer than 250 words in length, may be submitted in either
>English or Spanish should be submitted electronically by November 15th to:
>[log in to unmask], with ACLA in the subject line.
>For further information, please refer to the ACLA website and to the followi=
>Please see travel information and hotel options in Puebla; we ask that you=20
>your hotel reservations before January 15th, 2007, to assure the group rate.
>Participating scholars should be or become bona fide members of the Lyrica
>Society for Word-Music Relations.
>We look forward to hearing from you and remain,
>THE LYRICA SOCIETY FOR WORD-MUSIC RELATIONS
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