Crossroads and Musical Junctures: The Routes and Roots of Tradition
The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) is pleased to announce the call for proposals for its 2013 Annual Meeting, to be held at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia (Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, 2013)
"The Dancing President. Mandela, Music and Imprisonment"
Johann Buis (Associate Professor of Musicology, Wheaton College)
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Call for Proposals
Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. EST, December 15, 2012
The Program Committee welcomes proposals from SEM members and scholars working in a wide range of fields including musicology, music education, music theory, dance, art history, political science, anthropology, sociology, area studies, media studies, folklore, performance studies, and popular culture. Proposals from graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged. We welcome proposals on any and all music related topics and especially encourage proposals linked to the general themes of the conference listed below.
1) The city as a musical crossroads
2) Interdisciplinary perspectives on music
3) Music in the context of social, political, and economic transformations
Submissions may include individual scholarly papers (20-minute presentation, 10-minute
discussion); organized panels of 3 or 4 papers, or 3 papers and a discussant; forum/roundtable-format discussions linked to conference themes; other creative presentations and workshops involving performance, scholarship, and discussion.
Each member of an organized panel must submit an individual paper proposal (see submission guidelines below for individual scholarly papers) and the panel chair/organizer must submit a panel abstract (panel abstract must not exceed 150 words). Organizers of forum/roundtables should submit an abstract of 150 words or less detailing the central theme, purpose, and scope of the forum, with a preliminary list of participants. The suggested forum format is 90-minutes, with four to six panelists including a discussant; other options will be considered.
For individual scholarly papers, please submit an abstract of 250 words or less in a format suitable for direct publication in the abstract booklet. Abstracts should clearly indicate a central argument, research methodology, and conclusions. Include title, centered at the top of the page and, at the bottom right, author's name, institutional affiliation or place of residence.
Please include the following with all proposals:
. mail address
. title of proposal
. institutional affiliation
. email address
. phone number
Email proposals to Larry Crook firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) December 15