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2019 Olsen Prize

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Friday, June 14, 2019
The winner of the 2019 Dale Olsen prize is Dennis Novaes (Federal University of Rio De Janeiro / University of North Carolina), for his paper “Becoming a DJ: musical production in Brazilian funk music”.  The readers were impressed with the complexity, maturity, and imaginative theoretical intervention in this project.  
Many thanks to Ryan McCormack and Michael O’Brien for their help with the selection process.  ... and congratulations, Dennis! 

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2019 SEM-SEC Conference details

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Monday, March 25, 2019

 


 


Society for Ethnomusicology Southeast & Caribbean Chapter Annual Meeting 2019


March 28-30, 2019 (Thursday through Saturday) at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 


 


The conference is held in tandem with this year's Silk Road Symposium.


Keynote Speaker Dr. Margaret Sarkissian will discuss her new book (with Ted Solis): Living Ethnomusicology: Paths and Practices.





Here is a link to the 2019 Call for Papers.


Here is a link to the 2019 Conference Program.





Note: The conference will begin on March 28, 2019 from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM with General Registration in the Lower Lobby of the Scales Fine Arts Center on the Wake Forest University campus (1834 Wake Forest Road,  Winston-Salem, NC 27106).


 


Map to the Scales Fine Arts Center:






 


Note: Students interested in submitting their presentations for consideration for the Dale A. Olsen Prize should submit papers including AV examples to the SEMSEC Secretary/Treasurer/Program Chair/DAO Prize Chair electronically within seven (7) days after the final day of the annual meeting. Contact information should appear clearly within the e-mail, including name, institutional affiliation and phone number. For additional instructions see https://tinyurl.com/SEMSECDaleOlsenPrize 


 

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Call for Proposals: SEM-SEC 2019 (Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC)

Posted By Jonathan T. King, Thursday, October 18, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

 

Call for Proposals: SEM-SEC Annual Meeting 2019: “Ethnomusicology in Historical Perspective”

 

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEM-SEC), is pleased to announce the call for proposals for its 2019 annual meeting, to be held at Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem NC, from Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30, 2019. This meeting will be held in tandem with the Silk Roads Symposium 2019.  Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Margaret Sarkissian (Smith College), who will be discussing her new book (with Dr. Ted Solis):  Living Ethnomusicology: Paths and Practices.

 

The Program Committee welcomes proposals from scholars working in a wide range of fields including ethnomusicology, musicology, music education, music theory, dance, art history, political science, anthropology, sociology, area studies, media studies, folklore, performance studies, southern studies, Caribbean studies, and popular culture.

 

Additionally, proposals will be given special consideration if they: 

 

  • demonstrate conceptual overlap with the Silk Roads Symposium.
  • consider disciplinary practice, including fieldwork methodologies, ethical collaboration, historical perspective, or “living ethnomusicology”, as in Dr. Sarkissian and Dr. Solis’s new book.
  • present original research on local and regional music cultures.

 

Proposals from graduate and undergraduate students are particularly encouraged.  These presenters may wish to consider submitting their work for consideration for the Dale A. Olsen Prize (see below).

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Email all proposals as an MS Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf) document attachment to

Jonathan Tobias King (program chair) at ethnotoby@gmail.com, with ‘SEM-SEC WFU ABSTRACT’ in the subject heading, by Saturday, December 8, 2018, 8PM EST. 

 

Proposed submissions should indicate one of the following formats:

 

  • 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 or workshops involving performance, scholarship, and discussion

 

For individual paper presentations, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words indicating a central argument, research methodology, and conclusions. Abstracts that exceed the word limit will not be considered.

 

Each member of an organized panel must submit an individual paper proposal (see above guidelines), and the panel chair/ organizer must submit a panel abstract of no more than 250 words. 

 

Organizers of forum/roundtables should submit an abstract of no more than 250 words 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. 

 

Proposals for workshops and demonstrations of either 20-minute or 50-minute duration will also be considered. Include in your 250-word abstract estimated set-up time, and any pertinent logistical considerations, spatial or otherwise.

 

 

Please include the following with all proposals:

 

  • Name
  • Presentation title
  • Institutional affiliation 
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

 

Participants will be notified of proposal acceptances by January 8, 2018.

 

 

DALE A. OLSEN PRIZE

 

Graduate and undergraduate students interested in submitting their presentations for consideration for the Dale A. Olsen Prize for the best student paper presented at SEM-SEC should submit papers (including AV examples) to the SEM-SEC Secretary/Treasurer/ Program Chair/DAO Prize Chair electronically within seven (7) days after the final day of the annual meeting

 

Contact information should appear clearly within the e-mail, including:

  • name
  • institutional affiliation
  • email address
  • phone number

 

For additional instructions see https://tinyurl.com/SEMSECDaleOlsenPrize


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2018 Olsen Prize awarded to Corey Lohman

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Tuesday, September 4, 2018
The 2018 SEMSEC Olsen Prize winner is Corey Lohman (UNC-Greensboro) for his paper titled, "The Grain of the Acousmêtra: Encountering the Other in the field recordings of Hugo Zemp’s Voix du Monde.”  The committee received several impressive papers this year, and congratulates all presenters for their hard work -- and would also like to thank Dale and Diane Olsen for their financial contribution to the prize.

The SEM Southeast and Caribbean Chapter Chapter encourage graduate students presenting papers at our next conference meeting in 2019 at Wake Forest University to submit their conference papers for prize consideration. Our 2019 conference will be in conjunction with the Silk Roads Symposium being held at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, March 28-30th.  For more information about the Olsen prize see: https://www.ethnomusicology.org/members/group_content_view.asp?group=184262&id=665035

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Dr. Regina Bradley to speak at SEMSEC 2018!

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Monday, March 5, 2018
We're excited that Dr. Regina Bradley will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 SEMSEC meeting!  Se more details on the attached conference flyer.

 Attached Files:
SEMSEC Flyer4.pdf (194.59 KB)

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2018 SEM-SEC Conference Registration open!

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Monday, January 15, 2018

We're all really excited about the annual SEM-SEC meeting to be held this year in New Orleans, LA on the campus of Tulane University -- and are hoping to see you there!

To register for the conference, fill out this form and return it via email to conference program chair Birgitta Johnson at birgittamusic@gmail.com

Note: conference registration fees can be paid online via PayPal or onsite at the conference in cash - details on registration form.

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2018 SEM-SEC Meeting CFP!

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Monday, October 23, 2017

CFP: “Movement(s), Upheaval, and Migration,” SEMSEC Annual Meeting 2018

 

The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC), is pleased

to announce the call for proposals for its 2018 annual meeting, to be held at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday March 16 through Sunday, March 18, 2018.

 

The program committee welcomes proposals on any and all music-related topics. However,

we especially encourage submissions that engage in some way with our selected title, “Movement(s), Upheaval, and Migration.” Proposals that explore research on local and regional music cultures are welcomed, and particularly those who touch on the conference themes through the following broader topics: 

 

- Music & Migration

- Heritage Communities of Resistance

- Music & Protest

- Music on the Big & Small Screen

- Regional Dance Cultures

 

The Program Committee welcomes proposals from scholars working in a wide range of

fields including ethnomusicology, musicology, music education, music theory, dance, art history, political science, anthropology, sociology, area studies, media studies, folklore, performance studies, southern studies, Caribbean studies, and popular culture. Proposals from graduate and undergraduate students are particularly encouraged.

 

E-mail all proposals as an MS Word (.doc or .docx) attachment by Friday, December 1, 2017, 8PM EST with ‘SEMSEC NOLA ABSTRACT’ in the subject heading to Birgitta Johnson, program chair at birgittamusic@gmail.com. Participants will be notified by December 29, 2017.

 

For more details, including submission requirements and information about the Dale Olsen prize, see the full CFP here, or refer to the “Current Conference” page on the SEM-SEC website.

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New SEMSEC Web Page!

Posted By Lee B. Bidgood, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Web officer Lee Bidgood has been working on the new web page for SEMSEC during May 2017, and thank to help from the other officers and SEM Program Specialist Marysol Quevedo, a peaceful transition from the old Google website has taken place.  Please contact Lee with questions, concerns, requests, suggestions, and if you spot anything that just doesn't look right - you can email him here.

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