Performa’11, a Conference on Performance Studies

University of Aveiro
May 19th to 21st, 2011
Dadline for submissions: January 15th, 2011

Performa '11

The Department of Communication and Art of the University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal) will host PERFORMA’11, a conference on performance studies, from May 19th to 21st, 2011. This conference seeks to generate and present new perspectives on musical performance through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue. The keynote speakers will be Prof. Richard Taruskin, from the University of California (Berkeley), and Prof. Thomas Turino, from the University of Illinois.

Submissions are now invited; we particularly welcome submissions on the following themes: Performance and memory, Performance and body, Performance and gender. The conference will also consider proposals on any aspect of performance studies such as psychology of performance, philosophy and performance, performance practice, music pedagogy, musicology, ethnomusicology and performance analysis.
We welcome abstracts of a maximum of 300 words for paper presentations, pre-formed panels, lecture recitals, workshops and poster presentations. The submission deadline is January 15th, 2011. Abstracts and enquiries should be sent to (see site for details).

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