Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Join AFS
SEMSEC 2014 Annual Meeting
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

2/28/2014 to 3/1/2014
When: 2/28/2014
Where: University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 
United States
Contact: Pete Hoesing

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) is pleased to announce the call for proposals for its 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, February 28-March 1, 2014.

Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. EST, December 15, 2013

Keynote Address
Focus on Florida:  Documenting and Presenting Musical Traditions of the Sunshine State

Robert Stone (Independent Folklorist)

The Program Committee welcomes proposals from SEM members and scholars working in a wide range of fields including musicology, music education, music theory, dance, art history, political science, anthropology, sociology, area studies, media studies, folklore, performance studies, and popular culture. Proposals from graduate and undergraduate students are particularly encouraged.

SEMSEC welcomes proposals on any and all music related topics and especially encourage proposals linked to the general themes of the conference listed below.

General Themes:
  • Public and Applied Aspects of Ethnomusicology and Folklore
  • Music, Religion and Consciousness

Submissions may include individual scholarly papers (20-minute presentation, 10-minute discussion); organized panels of 3 or 4 papers, or 3 papers and a discussant; forum/roundtable-format discussions linked to conference themes; other creative presentations and workshops involving performance, scholarship, and discussion.

Each member of an organized panel must submit an individual paper proposal (see submission guidelines below for individual scholarly papers) and the panel chair/organizer must submit a panel abstract (panel abstract must not exceed 150 words).

Organizers of forum/roundtables should submit an abstract of 150 words or less detailing the central theme, purpose, and scope of the forum, with a preliminary list of participants. The suggested forum format is 90-minutes, with four to six panelists including a discussant; other options will be considered.

For individual scholarly papers, please submit an abstract of 250 words or less in a format suitable for direct publication in the abstract booklet. Abstracts should clearly indicate a central argument, research methodology, and conclusions. Include title, centered at the top of the page and, at the bottom right, author's name, institutional affiliation or place of residence.

Please include the following with all proposals:

  • name
  • mail address
  • title
  • institutional affiliation
  • e-mail address
  • phone number

E-mail all proposals by 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) December 15 to: Pete Hoesing, Program Chair (

Career Center
| Open Forums
| Online Store
| Renew
| Member Search
| Donate

American Folklore SocietySister Society: SIEF
Classroom-Office Building, Indiana University, 800 East Third Street, Bloomington IN 47405 USA

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal