University of Pittsburgh

Call for Papers: Voices of Asian Modernities Project (VAMP)

Voices of Asian Modernities: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian Popular Music of the 20th Century, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 4-6, 2014

Location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2013

On April 4-6, 2014, the University of Pittsburgh will host the second of two conferences that constitute the project “Voices of Asian Modernities: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian Popular Music of the 20th Century.” We now welcome papers that properly historicize the artistic sounds, lyrical texts, visual images, and social lives of female performers in Asian popular music of the 20th century. For a full description, view the conference themes.

Please submit your abstract of 750 words and a short CV of 350 words by December 15, 2013 to Andrew Weintraub (anwein@pitt.edu). Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by January 10, 2014. Full papers selected for participation are due no later than February 21, 2014.

Invited and selected papers will be entitled to travel and accommodation reimbursement.

Sponsored by the University Center for International Studies (UCIS), Global Studies Center (GSC), Asian Studies Center (ASC), Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Center,  Women's Studies Program, and the Department of Music at the University of Pittsburgh, with additional support from Leiden University and the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV).

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