Art meets science: Call for contributions (Richard Parncutt )

Subject: Art meets science: Call for contributions
From:    Richard Parncutt  <richard.parncutt(at)KFUNIGRAZ.AC.AT>
Date:    Fri, 29 Jan 1999 20:04:23 +0100

Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections. November 1-5, 2000 The conference will bring together the Society for Music Theory; the American Musical Instrument Society; the American Musicological Society; the Association for Technology in Music Instruction; the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres; the Canadian Society for Traditional Music; the College Music Society; the Canadian University Music Society; the Historic Brass Society; the Canadian and U.S. chapters of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music; the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relationships; the Society for Ethnomusicology; the Society for Music Perception; and the Sonneck Society for American Music. This email is a CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS for a joint session at Toronto 2000 of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) and the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) entitled "ART MEETS SCIENCE: Collaboration between music theorists and music psychologists" Session coordinators: Richard Parncutt and Steve Larson The aim of the session is to generate original insights in music theory and analysis through collaboration between scientists and artists. Each paper in the session will have dual authorship, whereby one author is a music theorist (or an academic whose primary qualifications and publications are in the domain of the arts) and the other a music psychologist (or an academic whose primary qualifications and publications are in the domain of the natural sciences). Proposals for contributions should include the following: - title; - authors' names, affiliations, contact details (address, email, tel, fax); - a 500-word abstract; - and a 250-word resume of each author including relevant research interests & findings. Proposals should be emailed simultaneously to Richard Parncutt <richard.parncutt(at)> and Steve Larson <steve(at)>. We will prepare a proposal for a joint session on the basis of contributions received, following SMT guidelines published at Deadline for proposals: Friday, April 30, 1999. Richard Parncutt, Associate Professor of Systematic Musicology Department of Musicology, University of Graz Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria Tel: +43-316 380-2409; Fax: -9755 Email: richard.parncutt(at) Steve Larson, Associate Professor of Music School of Music, University of Oregon 1225 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1225, USA Tel: +1-541 346-5651; Fax: -0723 Email: steve(at) ************************************************* Cross-disciplinary match-making service: Scholars seeking academic partners for the above session are encouraged to email their name, affiliation, contact details (address, email, tel, fax), and a 250-word resume including relevant research interests and findings to Richard Parncutt by 28 February 1999. All information received in this format will be compiled into a single document and returned to all contributors by email in early March. (Note that this information will be available only to those who contribute to it, and to the session coordinators.)

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