Univerza na Primorskem
Fakulteta za turistične študije – Turistica
In December, 2011, the first Words and Music conference was held in Maribor, Slovenia. Words and Music II will take place at the sunny Slovenian seaside. This conference will explore the relationship between words and music, and the place of that relationship in modern culture.
Possible topics of relevance include, but are not limited to, songs and song lyrics, poems set to music, novels about music and musicians, opera and librettos, rock opera, metaphor in music, translating song lyrics, phonetics and pronunciation in singing, drama and dramatic elements in music videos, music and travel, music and tourism, music journalism, music and ideology, using song lyrics in the classroom, and songs and culture.
Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of up to 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact telephone number) by November 30, 2013.
The conference will be jointly organized by The University of Primorska, The University of Ljubljana, The University of Maribor, and SDAŠ, the Slovensko društvo za angleške studije.
Prof. Victor Kennedy
Department of English and American Studies
Faculty of Arts
University of Maribor
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