The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology


Koetting Prize: Rujing Huang (Harvard University) “We’ve Got Harmony, Too!”: Reclaiming Music Theory, Performing Chinese-ness

Waxer Prize: Sayeed Joseph (Skidmore College) "We Gon' Be Alright": Mental Health and the Blues in Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly

Join us on Saturday, March 3rd at the new Pendleton West arts wing at Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts.



Please read our current program schedule! 

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.

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