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First Biannual Graduate Music Conference

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, February 16-17, 2007

An announcement from the Michigan Music Theory Society (MMTS), the Music
of the Americas Study Group (MASG), and the Musicology/Ethnomusicology
League of Students (MELOS)


(Submission Deadline: December 15th, 2006)

MMTS, MASG, and MELOS are proud to co-host the first biannual Graduate
Music Conference from Friday, February 16th through Saturday, February
17th, 2007, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Highlights of the
conference include a keynote address by Lawrence Kramer and a graduate
student workshop led by Kevin Korsyn. Paper topics in music theory,
musicology, ethnomusicology, and related fields are welcomed.
Interdisciplinary work is especially encouraged.

Presentations should last approximately twenty minutes, followed by a ten
minute discussion period. Complete submissions for presentations should

1. An abstract not exceeding 500 words. The abstract should not include
the author's name or affiliation. Supplementary materials such as musical
examples, diagrams, and bibliography may accompany the abstract, but
should not exceed two additional pages.

2. A cover letter that lists the author^s name, email address, title of
paper, and any required equipment for the presentation (such as a piano,
CD player, overhead projector, etc.)


Paper submissions must be postmarked by December 15th, 2006. Please send
a cover letter and three copies of both the abstract and any supplementary
materials (double-sided duplication is preferred) to:

University of Michigan
School of Music
c/o Program Co-Chairs, MMTS
E.V. Moore Building
1100 Baits Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2085, USA


Electronic submissions must be received by Friday, December 15, 2006. The
cover letter should be included in the body of the email, while the
abstract and supplementary materials should be attached to the message.
Authors are responsible for producing files that will display and print
clearly and for ensuring that all files and file names do not contain any
indication of authorship. Send all electronic submissions to


Notification of acceptance will be made by e-mail in mid-December at which
time presenting authors will be asked to submit a shorter abstract
suitable for publication in the program booklet.

More information about the conference can be found at
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