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Music and the Moving Image IV at NYU Steinhardt, May 29-31, 2009

Dear List -

The enclosed announcement is for a meeting that may be of interest to the list.


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From: Ron Sadoff <ron.sadoff@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 3:55 PM

CONFERENCE at NYU Steinhardt, May 29-31, 2009


The fourth 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, iPod, computer, video games, and interactive
performances) through paper presentations and plenary sessions. This
year two keynote addresses, Philip Tagg, Univ. of Montreal (Kojak: 50
Seconds of Television Music; Ten Little Title Tunes) and Caryl Flinn,
Univ. of Arizona (Strains of Utopia; New German Cinema) will be
presented. In addition, a screening of Peggy Stern's Chuck Jones:
Memories of Childhood with a discussion about animated films will be a
featured part of the Saturday evening program. Streaming video
versions of presentations will be available only at NYU from May 29 -
June 1, 2009. Accepted papers will be considered for inclusion in the
peer-reviewed online journal Music and the Moving Image:

The Program Committee includes Caryl Flinn, Univ. of Arizona (Music
and Cinema (anthology); Brass Diva); Richard PeÃa, Professor of Film
Studies, Columbia Univ. (Program Director of the Film Society of
Lincoln Center); Robynn Stilwell, Georgetown Univ. (Musicals:
Hollywood and Beyond; Composing for the Screen in Germany and the
USSR: Cultural Politics and Propaganda); 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 faculty, Ron Sadoff (The
Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation; Chuck Jones: Memories of
Childhood). The conference will run in conjunction with the NYU/ASCAP
Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (May 20-29, 2009).

MaMI Conference website: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/scoring/conference/

Abstracts or synopses of papers (250 words) should be submitted to:

Dr. Ron Sadoff, chair of the program committee, by no later than Dec. 12, 2008.

E-mail ron.sadoff@xxxxxxx for more information.

Ron Sadoff, New York University 35 West 4th St Rm 777, New York, NY, 10012

Conference fee (May 29, 30, 31): $150.00 - Students: $75.00, Housing Available

35 West 4th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012

Ronald H. Sadoff, Ph.D.
New York University
Dept. of Music and Performing Arts
Associate Professor & Director
Scoring for Film and Multimedia
35 West 4th St
Rm 777H
NY, NY 10012