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When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Where: United States
Contact: Karen A. Cook

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Call for Papers

AMS-NE Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at New England Conservatory in Boston, MA.

The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 20-minute papers and for roundtable sessions or workshops (pedagogical, performative, and/or scholarly). All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and graduate students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by Wednesday, January 15, 2020 via email to kacook -at-

Please refer to the AMS abstract guidelines: “Proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically articulates the main aspects of the argument or research findings clearly, positions the author’s contribution with respect to previous scholarship, and suggests the paper’s significance for the musicological community, in language that is accessible to scholars with a variety of specializations.” Applicants may submit only one proposal per meeting; bibliographies, figures, and examples should not be included with your submission. If submitting for a roundtable or workshop, the same guidelines apply, and we would kindly ask for a proposal for the session as a whole, including information for all participants, rather than individual proposals.

Presenters must be members of the American Musicological Society. Those who are not currently dues-paying members of the New England Chapter will be asked to kindly remit the modest Chapter dues ($10).

Program Committee Members:

Karen M. Cook, University of Hartford, chair

Kate Galloway, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Timothy Mangin, Boston College

Emiliano Ricciardi, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Gail Woldu, Trinity College