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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
Friday, August 7, 2020
SEM 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting: Registration Now Open »
The SEM 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will be held on the extended dates of Thursday, October 22, to Saturday, October 31, w...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Research Positions: Applications due 07/15/20 »
  The Society for Ethnomusicology invites applications for three research positions for “Musicians in America du...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Board Statement of Solidarity »
Dear Colleagues of the Society for Ethnomusicology: The Society for Ethnomusicology Board of Directors stands in su...
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnomusicology Translations Issue No. 10 Now Online »
The Society for Ethnomusicology is pleased to announce the publication of Ethnomusicology Translations Issue No. 10:...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
15 New Interviews Posted to SEM YouTube Channel »
SEM is pleased to announce the posting of 15 new interviews to its YouTube channel: Conversations in Ethnomusicology and...

General News
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Barbara B. Smith Webinar Panel #3, August 10: Creative Ethnomusicologists and Creative Teaching »
Barbara B. Smith Webinar Panel #3 , August 10: Creative Ethnomusicologists and Creative...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
ACLS 2020-21 Fellowship & Grant Competitions »
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce that its 2020-21 competitions with fall deadlines...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Statement in Support of Philip Ewell from Yale Music Faculty »
Statement in Support of Philip Ewell Faculty of the Ph.D. Programs in Music Yale University   The Dep...
Friday, July 31, 2020
ICTM Recommendations on Black Lives Matter and Decolonization »
  Dear colleagues, The Committee on Ethics of the ICTM Executive Board proposed on 25 June to the Board its r...
Friday, July 31, 2020
Society for Asian Music Position Statement (2020) »
We are all bearing witness to an unprecedented moment in human history. As a global pandemic sweeps across a planet in the...

Conferences
Tuesday, July 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Annual BFE One Day Conference 2020 »
Ethnomusicology and music enterprise in catastrophic times   Annual BFE One Day Conference 2020 Univer...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Proposals: AMS Music and Dance Study Group »
American Musicological Society Music and Dance Study Group   Friday, November 6, 2020, 8-11 p.m. CST Minn...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Creativity' and 'Innovation' in Central Asian Arts »
'Creativity' and 'Innovation' in Central Asian Arts will be taking place on March 12-13 at the Davis Center for Russ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: American Folklore Society 2020 Annual Meeting - “Recentering the Periphery" »
On October 14, 2020, the American Folklore Society will reconvene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the 45th largest city in the U.S., l...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Un/Sounding the Relational City (New York University, Feb. 28–29) »
Un/Sounding the Relational City New York University Graduate School of Arts & Science Spring 2020 Music Con...

Publications
Wednesday, February 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Papers: Music & Eye-Tracking »
Music & Eye-Tracking – Frankfurt – 16 & 17 July 2020 Call for papers now open We are very pleased to...
Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Submissions: Journal of Korean and Asian Arts Vol. 1 »
- Subject Fields: Art Studies, Performance Studies, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies - Deadline (extended) * Fu...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Submissions: Ethnomusicology Review Volume 23 »
Ethnomusicology Review  is now accepting submissions for Volume 23, scheduled for publication in Fall 2020. Star...
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...

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
Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Funded Music PhD Studentships Cardiff University »
Cardiff University School of Music is pleased to announce  two  full-time doctoral studentships for entry in Oc...
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...

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