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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.

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Ethnomusicology Student of the Month - Felix Morgenstern »
Felix Morgenstern Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick Concentration of Study:  In...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM 2019 Prizes: Deadline 04/01/19 »
The deadline for submissions for the below SEM prizes is April 1, 2019. For more information about the prizes and submissi...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM 2019 Abstracts Due Friday, 02/15/19 »
  The deadline for submission of all abstracts for the SEM 2019 Annual Meeting is 5:00 PM EST on Friday, Februar...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnomusicology Student of the Month - Felicia Youngblood, Florida State University »
Felicia Youngblood Florida State University Concentration of Study:  Cultural Heritage and Sustainability, Gen...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Launches New YouTube Channel »
  The Society for Ethnomusicology is pleased to announce the launch of its new YouTube channel: Conversations...

General News
Friday, December 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Society for Aesthetics - Peter Kivy Prize »
The American Society for Aesthetics is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the establi...
Sunday, November 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi »
  The World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi By Daniel Sheehy Folklife , November 7, 2018 What soci...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
J.H. Kwabena Nketia Attends IASA Conference in Ghana »
    J.H. Kwabena Nketia Attends IASA Conference in Ghana By Judith Gray, SEM 1 st Vice President...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IU Launches New Ethnomusicology Advocacy Toolkit »
  The Indiana University Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology Launches New Ethnomusicology Advocacy Toolki...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A New Generation of Shape-Note Singers in Philadelphia »
  A New Generation of Shape-Note Singers in Philadelphia By Rachel Hall Folklife , October 5, 2018 Am...

Conferences
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Proposals: 40th Annual Music of the Sea Symposium - Call for Proposals »
Mystic Seaport’s 40th Annual Symposium “MUSIC OF THE SEA” Sponsored by Williams College, the Williams-Mystic...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Anthropology of Music Master Class with Steven Feld on Acoustemology »
Call for Applications Anthropology of Music Master Class in combination with the Anthropology of Music Lecture...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call For Papers- Passages: Locating Global Traditions in SE Asian Music and Performance »
Indiana University’s Southeast Asian and ASEAN Studies Program is hosting an interdisciplinary symposium on Southeast Asia...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Sound and Secularity" Symposium »
"Sound and Secularity" Symposium April 12, 2019 Stony Brook University, NY Website: https://you....
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Powers of Sound: International Conference on Sonorities Research »
Call for abstracts POWERS OF SOUND: 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SONORITIES RESEARCH June 5th to 7th, 201...

Publications
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...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers for NEMO-Online issue No. 8 (November 2019) »
Research centres and groups CERMAA, ICONEA and IReMus are delighted to inform you that the main theme for number eight of...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: African music and/as SciFi »
CFP: African Science Fiction Technology is transforming environments and people all over the world. How do African writ...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: MUSICultures - Queer Musicking »
MUSICultures  solicits articles for publication in a special issue on  Queer Musicking , guest edited by Dr. C...
Monday, September 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Decolonizing Pedagogies Special Theme Issue of Intersections »
Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music Call for Proposals: Decolonizing Music Pedagogies: a special issue gues...

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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