Call for Papers – 2017 Southern Graduate Music Research Symposium

Submit an abstract! We hope to see you there!

Society for Musicology

The Society for Musicology at Florida State University is pleased to announce the seventh annual Southern Graduate Music Research Symposium, Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, 2017 at the Florida State University College of Music in Tallahassee, Florida.

Call for Papers

The symposium’s program committee invites all graduate students to submit abstracts for papers and presentations related to historical musicology, ethnomusicology, vernacular or popular music traditions, world music cultures, and music theory and analysis. The presentation format will be a twenty-minute paper followed by a ten-minute discussion. Abstracts must not exceed 250 words and should demonstrate a clear focus or statement of the problem, research methodology, and conclusions.

Submissions should include:

  1. Name, institutional affiliation, and degree program
  2. Email address
  3. Audio-visual requirements

The above items should be submitted electronically (PDF or Word document, Word preferred) to the following email address: fsumusicology@gmail.com

Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM EST on August 1…

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2017 Undergraduate Music Research Symposium Program

It’s been great to work with the students. Thanks to the rest of the program committee for your help!

Society for Musicology

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to the 2017 Undergraduate Music Research Symposium, which will be held Saturday, April 1st, at 9 am in the Longmire Recital Hall.

Program:
9 a.m. panel: Power in Pedagogy

  • Chair: Nate Ruechel
  • 9-9:20: “¿Porque No?: A Detailed Look at Music Education in Lima, Peru”
    • Presenter: Valeria Rigobon
  • 9:20-9:40: “Isabella Leonarda: A Silent Educator in the Collegio di Sant’Orsola”
    • Presenter: Isabelle Maina

9:40-9:50: Break

9:50 a.m. panel: Traditions & Transformations

  • Chair: Nikki Schommer
  • 9:50-10:10: “Understanding Fourth Wave Feminist Expression with the Music of Beyoncé”
    • Presenter: Caroline Bowers
  • 10:10-10:30: “The Beginning of the British Carol”
    • Presenter: Alexandra Taggart

10:30-10:40: Break

10:40 a.m panel: Historical Considerations

  • Chair: Kurt Carlson
  • 10:40-11: “Compositional Significance of Giovanni Gabrieli’s Sonata Pian’e Forte (1597)
  • Presenter: Michael A. Gabriel
  • 11-11:20: “The Doctrine of Ethos: Music The Divine Healer and Greater Distractor”
  • Presenter: Curtis Oxley
  • 11:20-11:40: “The Importance of Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamnian…
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    Upcoming Visiting Scholar – Dr. Tamara Freeman

    It’s been fun working with Dr. Freeman and the Holocaust Education Resource Council to make this event happen. Hope to see you there!

    Society for Musicology

    Dr. Tamara R. FreemanMusicologist, Association of Holocaust OrganizationsHolocaust Music Educator & Recitalist

    Please join us this Thursday as we welcome Dr. Tamara Freeman, Holocaust ethnomusicologist, teacher, viola recitalist, and singer, to our weekly Society for Musicology Meeting. Dr. Freeman will give a lecture titled, “Music Composed in the WWII Ghettos and Concentration Camps: Jewish Prisoner’s Expressions of Despair, Hope, Resilience, and Resistance” and play her 1935 Joseph Bausch viola, which was rescued from the Holocaust in 1942.

    About the Speaker:

    Tamara Reps Freeman received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education degree, summa cum laude, from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, NJ.  She is the musicologist for the Association of Holocaust Organizations, the international alliance of Holocaust museums and education commissions.

    Her dissertation, Using Holocaust Music to Encourage Racial Respect: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Grades K-12, is our country’s first and only Holocaust music education curriculum for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade. The curriculum was created in response to the…

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