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Call for Applications: Associate Editors

Dear Colleagues, SEM Student News is currently seeking one or more associate editors to join its student-led team as regular staff contributors. The start date for associate editor positions begins immediately with our upcoming Fall/Winter 2018 issue (Music and Politics II: Politics in/of Ethnomusicology) and continues for a term of at least four issues (two years). Applicants should be students currently registered in a graduate degree program and conducting music research in ethnomusicology or a related field/discipline. We especially encourage Masters and early PhD students to apply. Associate Editors are responsible for reviewing and editing materials as they are submitted for each issue, following deadlines set by the Editor and Assistant Editor. Prior publication or editorial experience is recommended but not required; detailed knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style  author-date formatting (see Ethnomusicology and recent issues of SEM Student News for examples) is essentia

Call for Submissions: SEMSN 14.2

Dear Colleagues, This is the first call for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of SEM Student News . Continuing our previous issues’ theme of music and politics, this new issue (vol. 14, no. 2) will focus on internal, academic, and institutional politics in relation to ethnomusicology—in other words, Politics in/of Ethnomusicology . We hope that this focus will encourage submissions concerning politics within our field/discipline, as well as institutions closely affiliated with ethnomusicology, particularly regarding our positionality as students and workers. We are seeking article submissions on any topic but will give preference to those that fit within our theme. Likewise, we will consider submissions from both students and working scholars alike, and encourage authors to submit pieces in a variety of media. Submissions may be written, photographic, or multimedia (written with visual, audio, and/or video components). We are currently accepting submissions for the follow