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  • A.J. Wright
    This may interest some subscribers...aj wright ... From: H-NET List for Southern History [mailto:H-SOUTH@H-NET.MSU.EDU] On Behalf Of Ian Binnington Sent:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 25, 2000
      This may interest some subscribers...aj wright

      -----Original Message-----
      From: H-NET List for Southern History [mailto:H-SOUTH@...] On
      Behalf Of Ian Binnington
      Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 3:12 PM
      To: H-SOUTH@...
      Subject: ICMC Call For Proposals

      Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2000 15:08:21 -0500
      From: James Akenson <JAkenson@...>
      Subject: ICMC Call For Proposals

      31 May -2 JUNE 2001


      The18th annual International Country Music Conference (ICMC) will be held
      Thursday evening through Saturday , 31-2 June 2001 in The Massey Business
      Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Belmont University is
      located at the south end of Music Row.

      ICMC solicits proposals in all disciplines related to all aspects of the
      history and contemporary status of Country Music. ICMC broadly defines
      Country Music to include variants from Old Time Country, Cajun, Cowboy,
      Western Swing, and the Nashville Sound to Bluegrass, Honky Tonk, Country
      Rock, New Traditionalist, Hot New Country, and Alternative Country.
      Proposals on the educational applications of Country Music from
      Kindergarten through the collegiate curriculum are also welcome. ICMC is
      truly international with papers having been presented by scholars from
      Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Japan, and the United Kingdom.

      All presenters will be expected to pay the $60.00 (U.S.) registration fee.
      No form of financial support is available for presenters. Proposals should
      include: 1. Title of paper. 2. A 75-100 word abstract. 3 Name of
      presenter(s). 4. Institutional affiliation(s). 5. Complete address(es).
      6.Phone and fax numbers. 7. E-Mail address(es). Proposals may be submitted
      by E-Mail to JAkenson@... or sent by conventional mail to James E.
      Akenson. Box 5042. Tennessee Technological University. Cookeville, TN
      38505. U.S.A. Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, 27 October 2000.

      Thursday evening, 31 May 2001 will provide an opportunity for attendees to
      socialize informally, jam together if they are pickers, and to hear a
      keynote address by a nationally recognized country music authority. Friday
      and Saturday, 1-2 June 2001 will provide a wide variety of presentations
      dealing with the history and contemporary status of country music. ICMC
      will also feature intriguing panel discussions moderated by Mr. Ronnie Pugh
      of the Country Music Foundation. The Friday, 1 June 2001 luncheon will
      feature the Belmont University Curb Music Industry Program Country Music
      Book Of-The-Year Award and the Life Time Achievement Award. The Friday, 1
      June 2001 luncheon will also feature the inaugural presentation of The
      Charlie Lamb Excellence in Country Music Journalism Award.

      Nashville is served by major airlines. Interstates 24, 40, and 65 pass
      through Nashville. The Holiday Inn Vanderbilt (1-800-HOLIDAY) on West End
      Avenue and two Hampton Inns (1-800-HAMPTON) on West End Avenue are
      conveniently located to Belmont University. Less expensive motels include
      Shoney's Inn (800-222-2222 or 615-255-9977) which is at the I-40 Demonbreun
      Street exit right at Music Row. Other less expensive choices include The
      Clubhouse Inn ( 800-258-2466/615- 244-0150), a LaQuinta
      (615-259-2130/800-531-5900), and a Days Inn on West End Avenue. A complete
      range of motels (Days Inn, Super 8, etc) serves Nashville. Each may be
      contacted through their respective 1-800 reservation numbers.
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