'Music & Sport: Knowing the Score' Conference - Leeds 26 June 2019

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 26, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Sport History & Studies, Music and Music History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Call for Papers

From team songs sung after a match to Arthur Honegger’s 1928 ‘Rugby’ symphonic movement; from terrace chants to Neil Hannon’s ‘Duckworth-Lewis Method’ concept album, sport and music have always been inextricably linked. Both produce moments of community, transcendence, and emotional resonance – and both are vital components of the past, present and future of modern culture.

In 2019 the ‘Fields of Vision’ sport and art network will be hosting ‘Knowing the Score’ a one day conference to bring together scholars, practitioners and the public to discuss the wide and varied links between music and sport. There will also be performances of musical works specially commissioned for the conference.

Building on the success of previous ‘Fields of Vision’ conferences, we want to attract the widest possible participation, enable new approaches, and forge new collaborations.

So we welcome proposals for papers (twenty minutes in length, no more than six slides), panel discussions (ideally featuring practitioners and scholars) or performances (no more than twenty minutes) – and we would especially welcome new and innovative approaches to presentations.

The final date for submitting proposal(s) for consideration is Thursday 28th April 2019. All proposals are to be submitted by email to Dave Turner: d.p.turner@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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Contact Info: 

The final date for submitting proposal(s) for consideration for the conference is Thursday 28th April 2019. All proposals are to be submitted by email to Dave Turner: d.p.turner@leedsbeckett.ac.uk