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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.


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Monday, September 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
September 2019 Ethnomusicology Student of the Month - Elaine Sandoval »
Elaine Sandoval Graduate Center, City University of New York; Min-On Music Research Institute Concentration of Stud...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interview with Alex Chávez: Co-Winner of the 2018 Merriam Prize »
Interview with Alex Chávez : Co-Winner of the SEM 2018 Alan Merriam Prize By Jesse Fivecoate, Indiana University...
Thursday, September 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interview with Aaron Allen: Co-Winner of the SEM 2018 Koskoff Prize »
Interview with Aaron S. Allen: Co-Winner of the SEM 2018 Ellen Koskoff Edited Volume Prize By Jesse Fivecoate, Indi...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnomusicology Student of the Month - Jeffrey Dyer »
Jeffrey Dyer Boston University Concentration of Study:  Historicity and temporality; music and politics;...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM 2019 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program »
  The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its 64 th Annual Meeting on November 7-10, 2019, at Indiana Universi...

General News
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Condolences on the Passing of Bob Judd, Executive Director of AMS »
To the Officers, the Directors-at-Large, and Secretary of the Council of the American Musicological Society: It was w...
Monday, September 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Board Members - International Society for Metal Music Studies »
Call for applications ISMMS BOARD ELECTIONS 2019: Secretary & two Ordinary Members ISMMS will be having e...
Friday, August 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Music and Memory at La Bohemia, by León F. García Corona »
  Music and Memory at La Bohemia : Every Week, Songs Transform an Auto Body Shop to the Imagined Mexico...
Friday, July 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Humanities Center Residential Fellowship Competition 2020-21 »
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career,...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yiddish Wedding Hop: The Archives of Song Collector Ruth Rubin »
  Yiddish Wedding Hop: The Archives of Song Collector Ruth Rubin By Eléonore Biezunski and Lorin Sklamberg...

Conferences
Friday, August 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Computational Music Research »
Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Computational Music Research Saturday, September 28, 9am-6pm UC...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conference: Rhythm in Music since 1900 »
Rhythm in Music since 1900 17–18 November, 2019 University of Colorado Boulder   Registrat...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IASPM-US 2020 Conference: “BPM: Bodies, Places, Movements” »
IASPM-US 2020 Conference: “BPM: Bodies, Places, Movements” May 21-23, 2020 Ann Arbor, Michigan The Internat...
Friday, July 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: International Summit on Gender, Sexuality, and Equity in Grove Music Online »
International Summit on Gender, Sexuality, and Equity in Grove Music Online University of Guelph (Canada) May 29, 30...
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Music Festival Studies: Current Perspectives, Future Directions »
Music Festival Studies: Current Perspectives, Future Directions March 13-15, 2020, Massachusetts Institute of Techn...

Publications
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Journal of Music Research Online »
The Journal of Music Research Online (JRMO) is a freely accessible, peer-reviewed journal for the publication of scholarly...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Teaching Electronic Music (Routledge Modern Musicology in the College Classroom Series) »
Call for Chapter Submissions  Teaching Electronic Music (Routledge Modern Musicology in the College Classr...
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...

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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