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News from SEM is the Society for Ethnomusicology’s online news magazine, with sections for Society programs and activities; general work in ethnomusicology and related fields; and announcements pertaining to conferences, publications, fellowships, and educational opportunities. For job announcements, see our Career Center.

News from SEM is updated on an ongoing basis. Subscriptions through an RSS feed are available in the top right of this page.

Please send announcements to Stephanie Sturgis, SEM Program Specialist / Assistant Website Editor, at sem@indiana.edu.

To propose an article, please contact Stephen Stuempfle, SEM Executive Director / Website Editor, at semexec@indiana.edu.


SEM News
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Podcast #10: Kanyeleng Musicians and Global Health in the Gambia »
  Episode 10 of Ethnomusicology Today, “Musical Participation and Global Health in the Gambia with Bonnie McConne...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM 2019 Annual Meeting: Registration Now Open »
  The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its 64 th Annual Meeting on November 7-10, 2019, at Indiana Universi...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnomusicology Today - Episode 10 Now Available! »
Episode 10 of Ethnomusicology Today, “Musical Participationand Global Health in the Gambia with Bonnie McConnell,” is now...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Response Regarding 990 Filing »
It has come to our attention that people have been posting on social media about the Society for Ethnomusicology’s 990 (a...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
May 2019 SEM Student of the Month - Robbie Campbell »
Robbie Campbell SOAS, University of London Concentration of Study:  Chopi Timbila Xylophone Music in Mozambiqu...

General News
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feed the “Birds of 400 Voices”: Cultivating Mexican Music Traditions in California »
  Feed the “Birds of 400 Voices”: Cultivating Mexican Music Traditions in California By Daniel Shee...
Monday, June 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
This Land Is Whose Land? Indian Country and the Shortcomings of Settler Protest »
  This Land Is Whose Land? Indian Country and the Shortcomings of Settler Protest By Mali Obomsawin F...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
David L. Burrows (1930-2019) »
  By Robert L. Kendrick, with contributions from Jesse Rosenberg and Rena C. Mueller It is with...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEH Grant Announcement »
The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for grants...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Haiwai‘i Arts Alliance Honors Barbara Smith »
  The Haiwai‘i Arts Alliance feted Barbara Barnard Smith, a former professor of ethnomusicology at the University...

Conferences
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CFP: Music Festival Studies: Current Perspectives, Future Directions »
Music Festival Studies: Current Perspectives, Future Directions March 13-15, 2020, Massachusetts Institute of Techn...
Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Synthesis Conference »
Berkeley Computational Music Research (BCMR) invites proposals for our first annual conference, entitled Synthesis: Interd...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Presentations: ACMR 2019, Focus on Pedagogy »
The Association for Chinese Music Research will hold its 2019 annual meeting on Thursday, November 7th, 8:00–10:...
Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers: BFE Annual Conference 2020 »
British Forum for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference 2020 16-19 April 2020, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath,...
Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brazilian Ethnomusicology and Musicology Symposium »
The São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival is proud to announce a partnership with the Brazilian Ethnomusicology and Mu...

Publications
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Christian Music Traditions in the Americas »
The Society for Christian Scholarship in Music is inviting the submission of abstracts for essays to be included in an edi...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Jazz & Culture Journal »
The University of Pittsburgh’s Jazz Studies program in collaboration with the University of Illinois Press invites scholar...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers Journal Special Issue: Music for Activism, Subversion, and Resistance Perfect Beat »
Call for Papers Journal Special Issue: Music for Activism, Subversion, and Resistance Perfect Beat: Th...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers Jazz and Culture Journal »
The University of Pittsburgh’s Jazz Studies program in collaboration with the University of Illinois Press invites scholar...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers: Dance around the World Textbook »
Dance around the World Textbook: Call for papers Human Kinetics Publishing has commissioned Lynn E. Frederiksen and Sh...

Fellowships
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program – 2019 Fellowship Competition »
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce the ninth annual competition of the Mellon/ACLS P...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Applicants: 2018 AFC Awards & Fellowships »
AFC is calling for applicants for its 2018 fellowships and awards.  Pending approval of the 2018 Federal Budget, ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ithaca College - Diversity Scholars Fellowship »
The School of Music at Ithaca College announces its Diversity Scholars Fellowship Program search for 2018-19. Hosting two...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Columbia University: Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship »
The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications for Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships. Appointm...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Fellowship and Grant Programs »
  ACLS is pleased to announce that the 2017-18 ACLS competitions are now open for many programs. ACLS offers fel...

Educational Opportunities
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for applications: Harvard Music Lab Summer Internship 2019 »
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Harvard Music Lab Summer Internship 2019   At the Music Lab, we study the basic scie...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caribbean Music Pedagogy Workshop—Summer 2018 »
My People Tell Stories, LLC  is offering an intensive week-long  professional development workshop  designe...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers: 2018 BAAL Routledge Workshop »
  Date: 18 th - 19 th January 2018     Venue: Glasgow University  ...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Atlantic Fiddle Convention Workshop October 4-6, 2017 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia »
Day one will consist of music writing workshops and workshops on writing about music. In addition to a song-writing and a...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Berlin Summer University of the Arts »
Berlin Summer University of the Arts will offer a Workshop about "Berlin Techno – Between Myth and Reality" For more i...

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