CALL FOR PAPERS: One-day Conference on Transmedia Musics
University of Leicester, Friday November 18th 2016

 Targeted towards a special edition for publication in 2017/18 of The Soundtrack, and as part of the 50thAnniversary of Media at the University of Leicester, Intellect journal The Soundtrack and IDeoGRAMS (the Interdepartmental Group for Research into the Arts, Media and Society) are pleased to announce a one-day conference on transmedia musics. Paper proposals are invited in any of the following areas and anything else relevant (this is simply indicative):

o   Music which is used across transmedia texts

o   Scoring across media

o   Re-using music versus original scores in transmedia texts

o   Levels of musical integration across the text

o   Music in film, TV and game franchises

o   Musical aesthetics in transmedia texts

o   Compositional strategies for transmedia production specificities

Please send your proposals (250 words) plus a 100 word biography and affiliation details, in word format (i.e. not pdfs) to Dr. Anna Claydon at Please indicate on your proposal document if you wish to be considered for the journal special edition.

DEADLINE Sept 1st. Acceptances will be sent out during the following week. The final schedule will be issued on September 26th.

Should your paper be invited to submit to the journal following the conference (you will know by December 1st), the deadline for your submission will be February 1st2017. For further information about The Soundtrack, please go to:,id=146/

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