American Musicological Society, South-Central Chapter
Atlanta, April 2001
Call for Papers The annual meeting of the South-Central Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on the campus of Clayton College & State University, just south of Atlanta, on Friday and Saturday, 6-7 April 2001. AMS-South Central will be meeting jointly with the Georgia Association of Music Theorists. Keynote speaker for the Spring meeting will be J. Peter Burkholder, Professor of Musicology at Indiana University. Professor Burkholder is the author of _Charles Ives: The Ideas Behind the Music_ and _All Made of Tunes: Charles Ives and the Uses of Musical Borrowing_, editor of _Charles Ives and His World_, and co-editor of _Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition_. His writing has also appeared in JAMS, 19th-Century Music, Music Theory Spectrum, MQ, Notes and other journals; Dr. Burkholder's work in twentieth-century music is distinguished by its analytical rigor as well as its historical insights. The recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, he is currently serving as President of the Charles Ives Society and Board member for Musicology, College Music Society. The Program Committee invites all scholars and scholar-performers to submit presentation proposals, including those with a performance component. Abstracts should not be longer than 250 words, and should be double-spaced using a font no smaller than 12 cpi on standard 8.5- by 11-inch paper. Submissions may be sent by mail or fax to the Program Chair: Seow-Chin Ong School of Music University of Louisville Louisville, KY 40292, USA fax: +1-502-852-0520 If submitting by mail, send four copies postmarked no later than 15 January 2001. If by fax, send one copy no later than 17 January 2001. No e-mail submissions, please. For presentations that will include performance (other than brief musical examples), enclose four copies of a cassette recording with the abstract. Presentations should not exceed 25 minutes. Abstracts should be concise but thorough, and should indicate clearly the scope of research, methods, and conclusions. They should also appear in a format suitable for direct publication in the abstract booklet. Include title, centered at the top of the page and, at the bottom right, author's name, institutional affiliation or place of residence. A letter from an adviser or other faculty member verifying student status should accompany each abstract submitted by a student. Students whose abstracts are selected by the Program committee will be eligible to compete in the Rey M. Longyear Student Paper Competition. This $100 award, given in memory of Professor Longyear, will be awarded at the chapter meeting. The Spring newsletter will offer a preliminary schedule of the meeting along with directions to the Clayton State campus. For those who wish to venture into Atlanta before or after the meeting, the Atlanta Symphony presents a program of Haydn, Elgar, and Richard Strauss (the Four Interludes from _Intermezzo_) with cellist Han-Na Chang and conductor Jeffrey Tate at the Woodruff Arts Center, less than 30 minutes away, on 5, 6, and 7 April. Also at the Woodruff, the Alliance Theater will present Rebecca Gilman's _Spinning Into Butter_, a play about racial conflict at a small college in Vermont. You may order tickets online at www.atlantasymphony.org or www.alliancetheatre.org, or you may call the Woodruff box office at +1-(404) 733-5000. Please direct questions or comments concerning abstracts or program development to Prof. Ong (email@example.com) and those concerning local arrangements to Dr. John Schuster-Craig, chapter president (JohnSchuster-Craig@mail.clayton.edu; +1-(770) 961-3443). A block of forty rooms will be held at the Drury Inn and Suites Atlanta South until 12 March, at a rate of $59.99 plus tax. The Drury is at 6520 South Lee Street, directly off of I-75, and less than two miles from the meeting site. For reservations, phone +1-(770) 960-0500.