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[AUDITORY] NYU Music & the Moving Image - Conference Call

New York University  
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Conference: Music & The Moving Image
May 30 - June 1, 2008
Deadline for abstracts:  Jan 14

The third annual conference, Music and the Moving Image, encourages 
submissions from scholars and practitioners that explore the 
relationship between music and the entire universe of moving images 
(film, television, computer, video games, and interactive 
performance) through paper presentations, roundtables, and plenary 
sessions. This year live performance/screenings will be a featured 
part of the evening program. Streaming video versions of every 
presentation will be available only at NYU from May 30 - June 3, 
2008. Accepted papers will be considered for inclusion in the new 
peer-reviewed online journal Music and the Moving Image: 

The Program Committee includes Macquarie Univ. Senior Lecturer 
Rebecca Coyle (Reel Tracks: Australian Feature Film Music and 
Cultural Identities), composer/NYU artist faculty Ira Newborn (The 
Naked Gun), NYU Director of Music Composition Robert Rowe (Machine 
Musicianship), Professor of Film Studies, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, 
Jeff Smith (The Sounds of Commerce: Marketing Popular Film Music) and 
coeditors of Music and the Moving Image, Gillian B. Anderson (Haexan; 
Pandora's Box; Music for Silent Film 1892-1929: A Guide) and NYU 
Director of Film Music, Ron Sadoff (The Moon and the Son; with Roy 
Prendergast Film Music: An Eclectic Art).

The conference will run in conjunction with the NYU/ASCAP Film 
Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (May 16-23, 2008) and the 
NYU/BMI Song Writing Workshop. 

Abstracts or synopses of papers (250 words) should be submitted to 
Dr. Ron Sadoff, chair of the program committee, by no later than Jan. 
14, 2008.

For more information see
or e-mail ron.sadoff@xxxxxxx 

Conference fee (May 30 - June 1): $135.00, Students: $65.00, Housing