The keynote speaker will be Prof. Bruno Nettl, from University of Illinois
Submissions are invited on any aspect of performance studies such as the psychology of performance, philosophy and performance, music pedagogy, musicology, ethnomusicology, analysis, and improvisation.
Paper presentations: Papers should last a maximum of 20 minutes in length, including all audio/visual illustrations, plus 10 minutes for questions.
Pre-formed Panels: Please submit abstracts with each named speaker and their institutional affiliation. Panels should last 1 hour and 30 minutes, including all audio/visual illustrations and time for questions.
Lecture Recitals: should last 45 minutes, including all audio/visual illustrations and time for questions. Proposal submissions should be accompanied by a short curriculum of the presenter.
Workshops: abstracts should include information about duration of the workshop.
The submission deadline is January 25th, 2009. Abstracts should be sent to performa at ca.ua.pt
Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel, and presenters will be advised as to their acceptance or otherwise by February 20th, 2009.
Conference site: http://performa.web.ua.pt/