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Always Different, Always The Same: A Symposium on The Fall

16.04.2019
The Fall

The Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster at the University of Limerick, Ireland, will convene a symposium on The Fall on Thursday 7th November 2019 to examine their significant and prolific contribution to popular music and culture. An edited collection of essays is planned following the Symposium. The PMPC Cluster invites scholars working across a range of disciplines and approaches (such as, cultural studies; ethnomusicology; musicology; media studies; literature; popular music studies; fan studies, sociology of music etc) to propose papers on the lasting cultural/musical legacy of The Fall. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allocated to each paper (20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions). Panel proposals (three presenters - 90 minutes) are also welcome. We also welcome proposals for workshops, film screenings, performances etc.

Papers, for example, might consider:

• The Fall and the creation of a distinct Manchester Soundscape

• Fall Iconography (Album and single sleeves, promotional photographs etc)

• The lyrical/musicological/performance analysis of specific songs

• The Fall and Fandom

• The visual analysis of specific videos/live performances

• Influences on Mark E. Smith and The Fall

 

If you are interested in taking part, please submit: • A Word document containing your paper title, a 250 word abstract, and author information including full name, institutional affiliation and email address. • A 50-word bio to popmusicandculture@ul.ie by June 1st 2019. • Panel Proposals should include a 150 word overview and three 250 word individual abstracts (plus author information listed above). Notifications regarding acceptance will be sent by July 1st 2019.

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