Fifth International Conference of the International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMA)

Date: August 17 – 20, 2005
Venue: University of California at Santa Barbara

The International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMA) takes pleasure in announcing its Fifth International Conference to be held at the University of California at Santa Barbara from August 17 to 20, 2005. The primary theme is Word/Music Adaptation. Participants are invited to understand the term in its broadest sense, including the many processes by which one work frames itself as a version of another. The second theme, Surveying the Field, involves papers airing general theoretical and methodological questions intrinsic to the established scholarly field of Word and Music Studies.

See for submissions details, registration, and all further information: http://www.wordmusicstudies.org
[Please note: this is an archival entry; conference website may be discontinued.]