CfP: 2015 McGill Music Graduate Symposium (Montreal)

McGill University:
„2015 McGill Music Graduate Symposium“
March 13-15, 2015 – Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal
Deadline: January 7, 2015

The Music Graduate Students‘ Society of McGill University is pleased to announce a call for papers for our annual Music Graduate Symposium, which will take place March 13-15, 2015. Submissions will be excepted through January 7, 2015.

This year we are excited to welcome Dr. Ellie Hisama from Columbia University as our keynote speaker. Dr. Hisama specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century music, American music, popular music, gender and feminist studies, critical studies of music and race, and the social and political roles of music, and is the author of Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon.

We welcome abstracts (300 words) in any area of music research including, but not limited to, ethnomusicology, music theory, musicology, music education, music technology, sound recording, music psychology, performance, and composition. Papers, posters, lecture recitals, improvisations, art/music installations, and special sessions of 2-4 panelists are all encouraged. Please indicate in the body of your email which format(s) would suit your presentation. Special session proposals must include a separate 300-word proposal for the session as a whole in addition to individual proposals for each panelist.

Both abstracts and presentations may be in either English or French. All submissions must be received by Wednesday January 7, 2015. Please send your abstracts without any personal identification to allow for anonymous review within an MS Word document (.doc, .docx, .rtf). Please also include your abstract within the body of your email along with your name, address, telephone number, and academic affiliation. For the subject heading, please write „Symposium Abstract Submission“ and follow this naming format when submitting word files: surname_abstract.docx.

Please direct your submissions and any questions to: symposium at

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