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If you are holding a musicology conference or symposium in the New England area, please email ams dot newengland at gmail dot com to be added to this calendar. This includes virtual events. Thanks for helping us try to avoid conflicts within our region and discipline! 

  • CONFERENCE: Reframing Beethoven (BU Center for Beethoven Research) March 24 - March 27, 2022 More info here
  • WEBINAR: "Black Music and the American University: Eileen Southern's Story" April 7, 2022, 4pm (Harvard/Radcliffe)  more info and to register here




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