The enclosed is a call for papers for the Symposium at the25th annual Sea Music Festival, to be held at Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea, in Mystic, Connecticut on June 12, 2004.
Questions about the symposium itself may be addressed to Dr. Glenn S.Gordinier, Robert G. Albion Historian via email or by phone.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Mystic Seaport’s 25st Annual Symposium
“MUSIC OF AMERICA AND THE SEA”
We are seeking proposals for papers which fall within such disciplines as
and which treat some aspect of music or verse of the sea or inland waters from the Age of Sail through the present day.
Topics of Particular Interest
Sea chanteys (shipboard work songs)
Songs of maritime trades
Related occupational and work songs
Ethnomusicology of seafaring cultures
Music along rivers, lakes, and canals
Sailors as agents of cultural exchange
Ethnic influences on maritime music
Naval ballads and broadsides
Musical responses to technological
Historical/regional ballads and songs and socioeconomic change
Maritime images in popular music
This event takes place on June 12, 2004 and is part of the twenty-fifth annual Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport on June 11-13, 2004. DEADLINE for submission of proposals is March 10, 2004. Audiovisually illustrated presentations are welcome. Papers selected must be submitted in final form by May 1st. Speakers will receive an honorarium, lodging and meals, modest travel subsidy, and free admission to the festival.
PLEASE SUBMIT PROPOSALS OR ABSTRACTS TO: the contact below.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, send inquiries, or call.
Sea Music Festival Symposium
Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
75 Greenmanville Avenue
P.O. Box 6000
Mystic, CT 06355-0990
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