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SEM at 50, Society for Ethnomusicology, Fiftieth Annual Meeting

Atlanta, November 2005

The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its fiftieth annual meeting in
Atlanta, Georgia, November 16-20, 2005, hosted by Emory University.  We
invite you to join us to celebrate this first half-century.  The
conference theme for this meeting is SEM at 50.  Sub-themes include the
history of ethnomusicology and of SEM, areas neglected by SEM and
ethnomusicology, contemplations on our future, African American music,
musical cultures of Georgia and the Southeast, advocacy and cultural
democracy, and diverse voices.  We are planning a variety of special
commemorative events in addition to the regular program.  A pre-conference
will be held on November 16 on the topic Race and Place: Invoking New
Music Identity.  The proposal deadline is March 15, 2005.  For more
information, including forms for submitting proposals, please go to the
SEM website,, and click on Call for
Presentations now available!

Judith McCulloh and Bruno Nettl, Program Co-Chairs

Judith McCulloh
Assistant Director and Executive Editor
University of Illinois Press
1325 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL  61820-5903
+1-(217) 244-4681 phone
+1-(217) 244-8082 fax

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