The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NECSEM) invites ethnomusicology students and faculty as well as scholars in related disciplines to submit abstracts for the NECSEM annual meeting to be held at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, just one hour southwest from Boston, on . Proposals for individual papers, panel discussions and lecture/performance demonstrations are welcome. We also invite proposals for short presentations by musical ensembles (please include an audio attachment or CD of one or two pieces). The President of NECSEM invites proposals as well for a roundtable discussion on the following topic: “Trends, Concerns, and Career Trajectories in Ethnomusicology,” Students and scholars in all branches of music scholarship and related disciplines are encouraged to participate. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of 20 minutes plus 10 minutes Q&A. An abstract (250 words maximum) should be emailed by , to the president of NECSEM, David Pruett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “NECSEM 2015 Proposal” in the subject header of your email.
The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NECSEM) is a member chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The society promotes the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural contexts. The activities of the chapter are designed to provide a forum for the discussion of current scholarly research and to promote and develop the multitude of traditional art forms found in the communities of the northeast and around the world.