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AMS Public Lectures

The AMS-Library of Congress Lecture is presented in Washington, D.C. in spring and fall each year, and provides opportunity for scholars who have used the library’s resources to share their work with a wide audience. It is webcast after each event. Applications are due by 15 January each year. Submit a proposal.

The AMS-Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Lecture is presented in Cleveland in spring and fall each year, and provides opportunity for scholars who have done outstanding work in popular music studies to share their insights with a wide audience. It is webcast after each event. Applications are due by 15 January each year. Submit a proposal.

The Committee on Women and Gender Endowed Lecture, begun in 2017, is presented at the Annual Meeting each year and provides a platform for important scholarship in fields related to the committee’s charge. It was generously funded through the contributions of many members.

The NYU-AMS Lecture is presented annually, and provides an opportunity for important music researchers to share their insights with the NYU community and the larger New York area. 
The President’s Endowed Plenary Lecture, begun in 2013, is presented by an invited speaker at the Annual Meeting by a prominent scholar or scholars selected by the president. The endowment was established by Elaine Sisman and Martin Fridson.