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Lilt: a theory of melody

A melody has to catch the ear. A lilt is an up and down movement that has to be asymmetrical or surprising in some way. It can go up, and ...

Monday, August 12, 2013

LASA

Got this idea I should go to LASA (Latin American Studies professional meeting) in Chicago. I got the call for papers when in Barcelona. It is in Chicago this year. I am not a Latin Americanist but who cares? My daughter will be attending NW so I might as well go to two conferences there this year (MLA / LASA). I will join them this week and submit a panel with the brilliant professor Z.