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MACSEM 2015 Call for Papers (Archived, No Longer Active)

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Call for Papers, MACSEM 2015 


The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its annual meeting between March 28-29, 2015 at New York University. 

This year’s Keynote Speech will be presented by Dr. Georgina Born, Professor of Music and Anthropology, University of Oxford. 

The Program Committee invites proposals from ethnomusicologists as well as music scholars working in related fields, including historical musicology, anthropology, media studies, folklore, performance studies, and cultural studies. MACSEM awards the Hewitt Pantaleoni Prize each year to the best student paper delivered at the annual meeting.

Options for presentations include scholarly papers (20-minute presentation,10-minute discussion), organized panels of three or four papers, poster sessions, lecture-demonstrations, film/video screenings, and workshops. 

Paper proposals should include an abstract of no more than 250 words. Those proposing panels should submit one 200-word abstract for the entire panel as well as individual abstracts for each presenter. Please include with your proposal: the name(s) of the presenter(s), institutional affiliation(s), title of presentation, format of presentation (paper, panel, poster, workshop, etc.), A/V equipment requirements, e-mail address, and phone number.

Please send abstracts by e-mail to: 

Kendra Salois (Program Committee Chair) at:

with the subject line: MACSEM 2015 Proposal Submission.

*Deadline:* January 30, 2015 

Early submissions are strongly encouraged! Notifications will be made by February 28th, 2015.

MACSEM 2015 Local Arrangements Chair
David Samuels
New York  University
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