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SEM 2017 Prizes: Deadline April 1, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marysol Quevedo
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The deadline for submissions for the below SEM prizes is April 1, 2017. For more information about prizes and submission procedures, please visit the Prizes area of the SEM website (www.ethnomusicology.org). NEW: Starting this year, all prize applications/nominations, with the exception of the Merriam Prize, must be submitted electronically through our new online forms. Each prize page has a link to its individual prize or award application form.

21ST CENTURY FELLOWSHIP. To further excellence in ethnomusicological research through support to highly qualified Ph.D. students for dissertation fieldwork.

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LOIS IBSEN AL-FARUQI AWARD. To recognize the scholarly contributions of a music scholar or institution in the Islamic world.

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IDA HALPERN FELLOWSHIP. To help support research on Native American Music of the United States and Canada and to recognize the publication of said research.

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JAAP KUNST PRIZE. To recognize the most significant article in ethnomusicology written by a member of the Society for Ethnomusicology and published within the previous year (whether in the journal Ethnomusicology or in another journal or edited collection). The Society will make every effort to draw upon the language expertise of the membership to evaluate submissions in languages other than English.

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JUDITH MCCULLOH PUBLIC SECTOR AWARD. To recognize the valuable impact of many types of ethnomusicological work that benefits the broader public and typically engages organizations outside academic institutions.

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ALAN MERRIAM PRIZE. To recognize the most distinguished, published English-language monograph in the field of ethnomusicology.

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BRUNO NETTL PRIZE. To recognize an outstanding publication contributing to or dealing with the history of the field of ethnomusicology, broadly defined, or of the general character, problems, and methods of ethnomusicology.

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STEVENSON PRIZE. To honor ethnomusicologists who are also composers by awarding a composition prize to a current member of SEM, or to a deceased former member of SEM (in recognition of either a particular work or of an entire oeuvre), and to assure a Stevenson Prize concert program at the SEM Annual Meeting, at which compositions by current or former SEM members are performed. The concert features one or more of the prize-winning works, including the winner or co-winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions.

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