You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen.
The conference, organized by Virginia Tech and Penn State Altoona, will be held at Monmouth University in northern New Jersey from September 25-27, 2009. The festivities will include various live acts, as well as keynote addresses by rock critics and figures from the music industry.
Papers will be considered for, but certainly not limited to, the session rubrics below. Full-panel submissions are also encouraged. The deadline for paper submission is April 30, 2009.
Springsteenís Musical Influences
Springsteen and Critical Theory
Springsteen on War: Vietnam, Iraq and Beyond Springsteen and Citizenship Springsteen and the Politics of Culture Springsteen and New Jersey Springsteenís Musical Legacy Springsteen in the 21st Century Springsteen and Gender Springsteenís Musical Contemporaries Springsteen and Dylansís American Dreamscapes Springsteen and Performance Springsteen and the American Pastoral Springsteen and Work and Class Springsteen and Musicianship Springsteen and the E Street Shuffle: The Ever-Changing Instrumental Frame Springsteen and American Roots Music Traditions Springsteen and the Art of Staying Relevant Springsteen as Narrative Poet Springsteen and Rock ní Roll Iconography Springsteen and Presidential Politics/Iconography
To submit an abstract, please go to http://www.cpe.vt.edu/glorydays and click on the abstract link.
For more information, contact:
Mark Bernhard, Ph.D.
Continuing and Professional Education
702 University City Boulevard (0364)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Visit the website at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/glorydays
Mark Bernhard, Ph.D.
Director, Continuing and Professional Education
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 24061 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/glorydays
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