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EXTENDED - SECOND Call for Submissions: 16.1 "Music & Theory"

Due to the growing disruption and concerns caused by COVID-19, and the increased workload for so many graduate student TAs and instructors as they make teaching materials available online, we have extended the deadline for Student News 16.1 "Music & Theory" by 1 month, until May 13th, 2020. Also, please note that our "Thoughts from the Field" column will now in part focus on the pedagogical and fieldwork adjustments necessitated by the COVID-19 response. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is the SECOND call for submissions for the Spring/Summer issue of SEM Student News. This next issue, vol. 16, no.1, will focus on the theme of Music & Theory with a broad mandate to discuss topics in any way related to the use of different types of theory in fieldwork, pedagogy, practice, and writing. We are seeking article submissions on any topic but will give preference to th…

FIRST Call for Submissions: 16.1 "Music & Theory"

This is the first call for submissions for the Spring/Summer issue of SEM Student News. This next issue, vol. 16, no.1, will focus on the theme of Music & Theory with a broad mandate to discuss topics in any way related to the use of different types of theory in fieldwork, pedagogy, practice, and writing. We are seeking article submissions on any topic but will give preference to those that fit within our theme’s area of discussion. Likewise, we will consider submissions from both students and working scholars alike.
This theme could include a variety of approaches and keywords, including: -Area studies and bimusicality in 21st century ethnomusicology -Approaches to decolonizing theory -Cultural, philosophical, psychological, and music theory in ethnomusicology -Departmental boundaries defined or transgressed by theoretical approach -Theory in the classroom -Transcription and analysis in cross-cultural exchange and fieldwork Contact the editor at semstudentnews@gmail.com with any question…

Volume 15, Number 2: Music & Affect

We are pleased to announce the publication of SEM Student News Volume 15, Number 2. This issue includes articles and interviews detailing complex affective relationships between sound, space, embodiment, and cultural politics; tracing the history and historiography of affect in music studies; and discussing how we, as fieldworkers, are imbricated in affective experience. You can read the issue here and join the conversation on our Facebook page.