Appel de conférences – « Joni Mitchell’s Blue at 50 » – 9 avril 2021

Appel à contributions pour le colloque virtuel « Joni Mitchell’s Blue at 50. A Celebration of Her Life and Music », University of Connecticut, 9 avril 2021.

« Next year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Joni Mitchell’s groundbreaking album Blue. Blue has been cited by many musicians and critics as her greatest (and saddest) album, the culmination of her early recordings, a work unprecedented in its emotional and psychological depth, craftsmanship, and sheer beauty.

We welcome proposals for presentations focused either on Blue or other aspect(s) of her vast musical output, including but not limited to analyses of individual songs and/or albums, performance issues, influence, and corpus studies.

Our distinguished invited speakers include renowned authors, scholars, and music critics: Malka Marom, Prof. Nicole Biamonte, Prof. Daniel Levitin, Prof. Lloyd Whitesell, Ann Powers.

Proposals of work not already published, for 20-minute deliveries, should be no longer than 500 words plus a maximum of three pages of diagrams or illustrative examples. Please send as a PDF or Word document with no proposer-identifying features in order to preserve anonymity. Please include a short bio not exceeding 150 words in the body of the Email. Send proposals and all correspondence to joniblueconference -at- with the subject heading “UConn Joni Mitchell conference.”

For accepted proposals, video presentations will be submitted prior to the conference by March 22 to joniblueconference -at- Conference attendees will have the opportunity to study presentations beforehand, and presenters will have a scheduled time at the conference for live Q&A. »

Date limite de soumission : 5 février 2021.

ISSN : 2368-7061
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