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Music of the Americas: A Transcontinental Conference

University of North Texas, Denton, TX, February 24, 2007

J. Peter Burkholder, Keynote Speaker 

Call for Papers

The Graduate Association of Musicologists und Theorists (GAMuT) of the
University of North Texas College of Music invites submissions for "Music of
the Americas: A Transcontinental Conference," a forum for graduate students,
which will be held on February 24, 2007 in Denton, Texas.  J. Peter
Burkholder of Indiana University will be the keynote speaker. 

Graduate students in the areas of music theory, music history, and
ethnomusicology are encouraged to submit proposals for papers that address
music within the context of one or both American continents.  While all
submissions are welcome, special consideration will be given to those papers
that explore historiography, the role of music in national projects, and/or
the musical construction or projection of self-image in the Americas.  Paper
presentations will be twenty minutes long followed by ten minutes of
discussion.  Proposals for other kinds of sessions are welcome.

Please submit a proposal abstract of 300 words or less, along with the paper
title, author's name, school affiliation, degree program, and contact
information (phone and e-mail required), to one of the following addresses: 

UNT College of Music
attn: Jackson Ross Best, Jr.
PO Box 311367
Denton, TX 76203-1367


All submissions must be received by no later than January 7, 2007.  No
materials will be returned. Proposals need to represent the thesis and
content of the paper as clearly and thoroughly as possible.  Please contact
Randy Kinnett, Program Coordinator, at  with any questions.
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