The 2018 NordMetrik conference: Metrics and versification in poetry and song

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    The 2018 NordMetrik conference: Metrics and versification in poetry and song

    Metrics and versification constitute a natural meeting point for several disciplines including linguistics, literary studies, musicology, cognitive poetics, philology, linguistic anthropology, folklore, aesthetics, and more.

    13–15 September 2018 at Stockholm University and the Swedish Academy. The conference starts on the 13th at 13.00, and ends on the 15th at 15.00.

    Keynote speakers

    • Romain Benini, UFR de Langue Française, Université Paris-Sorbonne
    • Patrik Bye, Fakultet for lærerutdanning, kunst- og kulturfag, Nord universitet, Bodø
    • François Dell, Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l’Asie Orientale, CNRS Paris
    • Sissel Furuseth, Institutt for lingvistiske og nordiske studier, Universitetet i Oslo
    • Myfany Turpin, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney


    The deadline for submission of revised abstracts was 1 September.

    Abstracts NordMetrik 2018 (version 4) (1110 Kb)


    • 13–14 September: Stockholm University
    • 15 September: The Swedish Academy

    Conference dinner

    14 September at 18.00 at the Faculty Club, Frescativägen 22. You pay for the dinner at the restaurant.

    Organising Committee

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