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Call for Papers: Education Section Forum @ SEM 2014

Thursday, May 01, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Society for Ethnomusicology

Education Section Forum

DEADLINE: August 15, 2014

The Education Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology is pleased to announce a call for presentations for the 2014 Education Section Forum scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 from 7-9 pm as part of the SEM Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Forum features presentations on educational themes and the presentation the Elizabeth May Slater Prize. Presentations may be on any topic related to the goals of the section: fostering greater awareness and understanding of ethnomusicology in the public sphere, increasing ethnomusicology’s contribution to civic life, and strengthening K-12 education in ethnomusicology. Proposals may also focus on issues related to ethnomusicology in education, including pedagogy, educational programs,children's musical cultures, and the community music-music education interface. All presentations will be twenty minutes in length.


Please send an email with the subject heading "SEM Ed Section Submission" and attach a PDF or Word document including the following information:

1. Your name, academic insitution (or independent status), and position. If you are a student, please list your current degree program

2. The title of the presentation

3. A 250-word abstract describing your proposed presentation

All submissions must be received by midnight, August 15th, 2014.

Notification of acceptance will be sent electronically by September 1st, 2014.

Send submissions to Sarah Bartolome at sbartolome@lsu.edu.

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