Thursday, July 28, 2016

CFP: Fall Chapter Meeting, October 1, 2016 at Smith College (MA)

Call for Papers: AMS-NE Fall 2016
Smith College (Northampton, MA)
October 1st, 2016
Submission deadline:
August 19th, 2016
The Fall 2016 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 30-minute papers and for roundtable sessions. 
All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and graduate students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by Friday, August 19th, 2016 via email to jschwindt at bostonconservatory dot edu, or by mail to Joel Schwindt, AMS-NE Program Chair, The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02215. 
Please refer to the AMS abstract guidelines: “Proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically articulates the main aspects of the argument or research findings clearly, positions the author’s contribution with respect to previous scholarship, and suggests the paper’s significance for the musicological community, in language that is accessible to scholars with a variety of specializations." 
Presenters must be members of the American Musicological Society. Those who are not currently dues-paying members of the New England Chapter will be asked to kindly remit the modest Chapter dues ($10).