Performing Authenticity: Women, Country Music, and Media
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York
This panel seeks to interrogate the ways in which the concept of authenticity is negotiated by female country musicians through song and performance. Further, it is interested in examining how mediated forms featuring or depicting female country musicians (such as the music video, the biopic, and the documentary) reflect an acceptance or rejection of (or a struggle with) traditional notions of country authenticity. Papers will examine this topic via analyses of specific musicians, performances, and/or mediated representations.
Please send 250-500 word
abstracts via e-mail to Molly Brost at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for proposals is September 15, 2007.
For complete convention information, please visit www.nemla.org.
308 South Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403 Email: email@example.com
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