The Eighth Annual SMI Postgraduate Students’ Conference will be hosted by the School of Creative Arts and Technologies at Ulster University, Magee Campus, Derry/Londonderry. It will run from lunchtime on Thursday 29 January to early evening on Friday 30 January 2015.
The conference committee has selected 25 proposals from potential contributors in all areas of musicology/history of musical cultures. Individual papers will be 20 minutes long, to be followed by 10 minutes’ discussion. The latest draft of the conference programme will be found here.
The keynote address will be given by Professor Burt Feintuch of the University of New Hampshire on the Friday evening.
A booking form can be downloaded here, or from the website of the Society for Musicology in Ireland.
A list of accommodation can be found on the front page of the Tourist Information Centre website.
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The papers, which cover subjects as diverse as piping festivals, minimalism, music for gaming, music and disability and Wagner’s Ring, will be given by the following scholars:
David Bennis, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
Daniel Beuster, Cork Institute of Technology
Morgan Buckley, University of Cambridge
Anja Bunzel, Maynooth University
Brendan Cleary, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Patrick Connolly, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Joanne Doherty, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra
Donal Fullam, University College Dublin
Alice Goodwin, Dublin Institute of Technology
Emma Higgins, Maynooth University
Thomas Kehoe, Royal Irish Academy of Music
John King, Ulster University
Gary Lutton, Ulster University
Clare McCague, Dublin Institute of Technology
Patricia McCann, Queen’s University Belfast
Brendan McCloskey, Ulster University
Conal McShane, Ulster University
Ciara Moley, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Michael Nielsen, Ulster University
Violeta Nigro-Giunta, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Aidan O’Donnell, Ulster University
Siobhan O’Halloran, Ulster University
Poilin Ui Ghallchoir, Ulster University
Denise White, Ulster University
Clare Wilson, Ulster University
The committee would like to thank the conference sponsors: the Society for Musicology in Ireland, the Arts and Humanities Research Institute at Ulster University, UCD Press and Routledge.