The Music of the Americas Study Group at the University of Michigan announces SOUND AND VISION, a symposium devoted to an interdisciplinary examination of audiovisual relationships in various media.
The keynote speaker will be Carol Vernallis (Wayne State University), whose talk ("Music Video Directors, Songs and the Transformation of Cinema") stems from her book, _Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context_ (Columbia University Press, 2004). Lunch will be provided.
Other presenters will include: Richard Abel (Film and Video), Paul Anderson (American Culture), Mark Clague (Musicology), Kevin Gaines (African and Afro-American Studies), Beth Genne (Dance), Charles Gentry (American Culture), Carol Hess (Bowling Green State University), Robert Maclean (History) Colin Roust (Musicology), Peter Sparling (Dance), Alicyn Warren (Art and Design), and Jim Wierzbicki (Musicology).
To RSVP for the keynote address/lunch, request an abstract for Prof. Vernallis's talk, or for any other questions, please contact the MASG Coordinator, Colin Roust.
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