GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and Delta State University (Cleveland, MS) are now accepting proposals for papers for the Beatles Symposium. Beatles-related topics of general interest to scholars and enthusiasts are welcome. Topics of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged.
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and Delta State University will be presenting the GRAMMY Beatles 2016: From Cavern to Candlestick symposium April 1 – 2, 2016 to celebrate "The Beatles and the Ladies and Gentleman...The Beatles!" exhibit which will be on view at the new Museum March 5 – June 12, 2016. Headlining the weekend’s activities will be two distinguished Beatles authors: Ivor Davis and Jude Southerland Kessler.
Papers will be twenty minutes in length, with an additional ten minutes for discussion, and should address a general audience. Independent scholars and Beatles enthusiasts are welcome to submit proposals.
Proposals must be submitted online at http://grammymuseumms.orgby Friday, January 29, 2016. Please include a description of the presentation, audio/visual equipment needs, and biographical information for all presenters. Please note that not all A/V requests will be granted. Presenters agree to appear at the conference at their own expense, which will include a $30 registration fee.
Papers are particularly invited from young and developing scholars (graduate students, recent masters and doctoral graduates, and junior faculty).