MACSEM: The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology
Welcome to MACSEM, a member chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Founded in 1955, the SEM promotes the research, study, and performance of music in its cultural, social, and political contexts.
MACSEM was established in 1981 and includes members from the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.
LATEST MACSEM NEWS
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
2016 MACSEM Prize News:
MACSEM congratulates the 2016 Pantaleoni Prize winner, William Scally (University of Maryland, College Park) for his paper: “‘Smokin’, Drinkin’, Never Thinkin’’: Musical Choices and the Construction of Meaning in the Tokyo Jazz Scene.”