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Thu Nov 08 2012

Calls: Cognitive Science, Linguistics & Literature/Germany

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Nov-2012
From: Meike Pentrel <mpentreluos.de>
Subject: Workshop on Music, Poetics, and Cognition
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Full Title: Workshop on Music, Poetics, and Cognition

Date: 25-Apr-2013 - 27-Apr-2013
Location: Osnabrueck, Germany
Contact Person: Nadja Hekal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.blogs.uos.de/cap12

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Ling & Literature

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Music, Poetics, and Cognition

We are pleased to announce the workshop on Music, Poetics and Cognition which will be part of the first international conference on Cognition and Poetics (CaP-12) held at the University of Osnabrueck. The conference will take place from the 25 - 27 April 2013 at the Institute of English and American Studies of the University of Osnabrueck, Germany. The conference is part of the UOS Research Cluster on Cognition and Poetics.

Call for Papers:

We invite 20-minute paper submissions for the workshop. Topics for papers dealing with music, poetics and cognition may include but are not limited to:

- Aesthetics of musicalized fiction
- From sentence to movement: musical grammar
- Universals and specifics in cognition and musical (reading and listening) experience
- Musical semantics
- Literature and musical experience
- Musical text types/genres from a cognitive perspective
- The evolution of music and language
- Musical semiotics and communication
- Cognitive approaches to a musicalization of fiction
- Music in text: translation, transfer, alienation

Abstracts (250 words) should be sent as anonymized attachments in MS-Word or PDF format to workshop organizer Nadja Hekal (nhekaluni-osnabrueck.de) by 15 December 2012. In your email text you need to specify:

- Your name
- Affiliation
- Email address
- Title of workshop
- Title of your talk

Acceptance of papers will be sent out by 31 January 2013.

Stipends & Waivers:

Graduate students and PhD Candidates are particularly invited to send paper and workshop proposals. The conference as a whole offers fifteen (15) grants for graduate students which cover the conference fee and accommodation. These grants will be awarded for the fifteen best proposals.

General information about the conference, registration and the venue can be found here: http://www.blogs.uni-osnabrueck.de/cap12/. For further details about the conference please contact Professor Alexander Bergs (abergsuos.de), Professor Peter Schneck (pschneckuos.de), or Ms Meike Pentrel, who is in charge of organizing the conference (mpentreluos.de). Workshop details are available from Nadja Hekal (nhekaluos.de).

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