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A Community of Writers: From Academics to Accessibility By Alex W. Rodriguez (UCLA)

A Musical Exploration in Rhythmic Immersion with Kindergarten Students and their Families By Karen Howard and James B. Morford (University of Washington)

A Response to "Decolonizing Ethnomusicology" by Sunaina Keonaona Kale (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Advocacy Activism Responsibility and the Ethnomusicologist By Gregory Barz (Vanderbilt University)

After Pulse: Political Movements and the Dance Floor [Reflecting on the Pulse Nightclub] By Craig Jennex (McMaster University)

An Ethnographic Study of PhD Funding By José R Torres-Ramos (University of North Texas)

An Ethnomusicologist from Mars?: Inclusion through Music In and Out of the Academy By Simran Singh (Royal Holloway, University of London)

As Simple As Sharing?: Intellectual Property and an Ethnomusicology of Fairness By Dan Barlow (Univ. of Pittsburgh)


Boosting Productivity by Stopping to Smell the Roses By Erin Wiebe, BA, ND (Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine)

Changing Dynamics through Trauma: A Brief Commentary on Insider/Outsider Perspectives By Allison Buck (Ball State University)


Conceptualizing Globalized Music Education in Ethnomusicology By José R Torres-Ramos (University of North Texas)

Conducting Cross-Cultural Interviews by Maria Stankova (New York University)

Conflicted Bodies: Potential Maternity and Academic Work By Beezer de Martelly (UC Berkeley)

Connecting Ethnomusicologists: Social Media and Digital Scholarship By Justin R Hunter (University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa)

Contemplating Historical Ethnomusicology By Tes Slominski (Mellon/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow, Smith College)

Cultural Cognition: Teaching Mariachi Performance Practice By José R. Torres-Ramos (University of North Texas)


Debating Intellectual Property Issues within SEM By Meredith Aska McBride (University of Chicago)

Decolonizable Spaces in Ethnomusicology By Luis Chávez and Russel Skelchy (University of California, Davis)

Decolonizing the Discipline Through Archival Repatriation: An Interview with Aaron Fox By Kyle DeCoste (Columbia University)

Decolonizing through Sound: Can Ethnomusicology Become More Audible? By Brendan Kibbee (City University of New York)

Diaspora and Technology: Connecting Communities By Amanda Daly Berman (Boston University)

Diaspora, Transnationalism, Globalism, Oh My!: Academic Discourse and Use By Maria Stankova (New York University)

Digital Technologies and Music: Hardware and Habits By Richard M Deja (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Discerning Diaspora: Roots and Routes By Davin Rosenberg (University of California, Davis)

Disrupting the Paradigm: A Case for Traditional Music Ensembles in American Universities By Kyle DeCoste (Tulane University)

Dissertation Grant Writing: Issues, Structure, and Transferable Skills By Maria Stankova (New York University)

Diverging Paths, Common Goals By Eugenia Siegel Conte (Wesleyan University)


Econ 101: The View From Our Current Economic Climate By Charlotte D’Evelyn (Univeresity of Hawai’i at Mānoa) and Sean D’Evelyn (Loyola Marymount University)

Effective Grant Writing: Four Tips for Success By Lauren E Sweetman (New York University)

Ethnomusicologizing While Dis/abled: Reflections from My Student Life By Meredith Aska McBride (University of Chicago)

Ethnomusicology, Islam, and Political Dialogue by Brendan Kibbee (City University of New York)

Ethnomusicology, Jazz Education, and Record Production: Making More of Interdisciplinarity By Richard M Deja (University of Illinois)

“Evidence” and the Clinical/Cultural Divide: A Case for Medical Ethnomusicology By Lauren E. Sweetman (New York University)

Expanding the Reach of Ethnomusicology By Elizabeth Whittenberg-Ozment (University of Georgia)


Facing Health Crises: A Doctoral Student’s Perspective By Sarah Strothers (Florida State University)

Finding Your Way: Job Seeking Outside Academia By Jennifer Studebaker (SEM Business Office)


Getting To Know Each Other: Three Student Profiles [re: Historical Ethnomusicology] By Victoria Dalzell (UC Riverside) and Charlotte D’Evelyn (University of Hawai’i)

Getting To Know Each Other: Three Student Profiles [re: Intellectual Property] By Charlotte D’Evelyn (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa) with Lonán Ó Briain (University of Sheffield), Larisa Mann (UC Berkeley), and Allen Roda (NYU).

Graduate Student Debt: It’s a Thing By Alex W Rodriguez (University of California, Los Angeles)

Growing the Next Generations of Tango Musicians By Charles Olivier (Texas Tech University)


Harmonizing Ethnomusicology and Music Education: A Conversation with Patricia Shehan Campbell By José R. Torres-Ramos (University of North Texas)

Health Insurance: What You Need to Know By Meredith Aska McBride (University of Chicago)

Hustle and Swag: The Individual as Hip Hop Enterprise: Reflections on Plenitude Encountered in the Field in Uganda by Simran Singh (Royal Holloway, University of London)


If You Have a Cognitive Hammer, Does Everything Look Like a Cognitive Nail? By Bradford Garvey (The Graduate Center, City University of New York)

In Search for Decolonialized Perspectives in Singapore’s Cultural Politics By Gene Lai (Wesleyan University)


Legitimizing Culture-Specific Learner Practices in Music Education Contexts By Dawn T. Corso (University of Arizona)

Looking for Advantages: Funding the Degree By Amanda Daly Berman (Boston University)


Mad Planet [Reflecting on the Pulse Nightclub] By Jeff Roy (University of California, Los Angeles)

Material Student Bodies in a Digitized Academic World By Beezer de Martelly (UC Berkeley)

Medical Humanities in Practice: Clinical Realities and Potential By Dr. Theresa A. Allison, MD, PhD (University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center)

Methodological Divides: Medical and Cognitive Ethnomusicology By Amanda Daly Berman (Boston University)

“Music in Times of Trouble”: The Activist-Ethnomusicologist By Simran Singh (Royal Holloway, University of London)


On Facebook: Part One: Why You Should and When You Should Not By Nolan Warden (UCLA)

On Facebook: Part Two: Fieldwork, Ethics, and Ownership By Holly Holmes (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)


Paper Labor: A Guide to First Publications By Elizabeth de Martelly (UC Berkeley)

“Personal-is-Political”: Decolonial Praxis and the Future (or How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Tried to Love Neoliberalism) By Simran Singh (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Postcolonial Institutional Ethnography: Discovering the Social Organization of Music Learning in a Postcolonial, Latin American Context By Guillermo Rosabal-Coto (Universidad de Costa Rica)

Preparing for Marketability and Success In Academia By Brett Gallo (Tufts University)

Privatizing the Public University: UC Berkeley as a Case Study in Austerity By Elizabeth de Martelly (UC Berkeley)


Redefining “Applied” Ethnomusicology: The Challenges of Definition By Meredith Aska McBride (University of Chicago)

Reflections on Multi-Sited Ethnographies: An Interview with Deborah Wong By Alex W. Rodriguez (University of California, Los Angeles)


SEM Chapter Meetings: Or, Why That Six-hour Drive Really Is Worth It by Jessica C. Hajek (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

"Shadow in the Field?" Doing Medical Ethnomusicology in Croatia by Andreja Vrekalić (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia)

Songs of a Lost Tribe: The Musical Performance Practices of Abuja’s Igbo Jews By Shai Afsai and Lior David Shragg (University of Arizona)

Stolen Images?: Copyright Protection in Public Spaces By Erica Watson (University of Memphis)


Taking a Leap in Support of Student Debt By Elise Anderson (Indiana University, Bloomington)

The Cape Coon Carnival: As Seen Through the Lens of an Outsider, or to be More Precise, of a White Afrikaans Musicologist who used to Study the Markuspassion of Johann Sebastian Bach By Paula Fourie* (Stellenbosch University)

The Diasporic Nyunga Nyunga Mbira By Austin R. Richey (Eastman School of Music)

The Ethnomusicology Job Market: A Report on the Numbers By Kyle DeCoste (Tulane University)

The Fate of Diaspora By Ben Dumbauld (The Graduate Center, City University of New York)

The Limits of Digital Ethnography in a Lo-Fi World By Benjamin Tausig (New York University)

The "Pre-Postmodern" Ethnomusicology of Zora Neale Hurston by Kyle DeCoste (Columbia University)

The Renewed Challenges to “Bi-Musicality” By Brett Gallo (Tufts University)

The Rise of the MOOC: Where Do We Go from Here? By Dustin Dennis Odell Wiebe (Wesleyan University)

The Spousal Subvention: The Unofficial and Unsung Funding Source By Nolan Warden (University of California, Los Angeles)

The Ten Tracks Project by Heather Stroschein (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa)

Thinking Beyond Cultural: Navigating the Ethics of Medical Studies By Maria Stankova (New York University)

Thinking Beyond Your Degree: Eleven Suggestions for a Competitive Job Search By Dr. Rebecca Dirksen (Indiana University)

Tools of the Trade: Music Education as a Commodity in the Field of Ethnomusicology By Jessica C. Hajek (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Top 10 Tips for the Ethnomusicology Job Market By Gage Averill (SEM President, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia)

Towards an Ethnography of the ‘Diasporic’ By Jason R. Nguyen (Indiana University)

Transference and Creativity in the Job Market: An Interdisciplinary Approach By Eugenia Conte (Wesleyan University)


What is a “True Ethnomusicologist”?: finding space for ethnomusicology in Croatia By Andreja Vrekalić (University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria)

What’s in a Job Application, Anyway?: A Guide to Getting Started By Meredith Aska McBride (University of Chicago)

When Nagras Roamed the Planet: A Letter from the President of SEM By Gage Averill (University of British Columbia)

Working in the Applied Sector: A View from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame By Kathryn Metz (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum)

Working the Private Sector: The Lowdown Part II By Andrew Burgard (NYU)

World Music and Cultural Knowledge: Avoiding the Obstacles of Tokenism By Ryan Persadie (University of Toronto)


“You’ve Never Heard This?”: Reconsidering Students’ Commonalities By Solmaz ShakeriFard (University of Washington, Seattle)

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