CfP: Theories and concepts of music criticism in the 20th century in comparison with critical practices in the other arts (Brussels & Rennes)
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Montréal, Université Rennes 2
Institut universitaire de France:
“Theories and concepts of music criticism in the 20th century in comparison with critical practices in the other arts”
October 1-2, 2015 – Brussels
November 19-20, 2015 – Rennes
Deadline: December 15, 2014
This international and interdisciplinary conference is an extension of several academic events and associated with numerous projects that are being carried out at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Montréal, University Rennes 2, and in a number of other French universities; these events and projects focus on the musical press in particular and on art journals more generally. The conference’s objective is to bring together all the institutions involved and their various projects around the theme of theories and concepts of music criticism in the 20th century, in comparison with critical practices in the other arts.
For a complete description (in French) of the main themes of the conference please visit:
Written proposals (750-1000 words) should be divided into four parts: the subject (the themes to be addressed); the research methodology; the anticipated results; and a selective bibliography. The proposal should be accompanied by a biography (including institutional affiliation and email address), and sent to Hubert Bolduc-Cloutier (hbolducc at ulb.ac.be) by December 15, 2014.
Presentations are limited to 20 minutes in length and can be given in French or English. The conference proceedings will be published, but only in French.
Laurence Brogniez, Valérie Dufour, Chris Murray, Florence Huybrechts (Bruxelles),
Christophe Pirenne (Liège)
Marie-Hélène Benoit-Otis, Michel Duchesneau (Montréal),
Christopher Moore (Ottawa)
Jean-François Candoni, Pierre-Henry Frangne, Hervé Lacombe, Emmanuel Parent, Timothée Picard, Noëmie Vermoesen (Rennes)
Members of the Organizational Committee
Claude Coste (Grenoble), Christopher Dingle (Birmingham), Nicolas Donin (Ircam), Sylvie Douche (Paris Sorbonne), Pascal Lécroart (Besançon), Danièle Pistone (Paris Sorbonne), Emmanuel Reibel (Paris Ouest)