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American Musicological Society, South-Central Chapter, 2007 Annual Meeting

Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, 2007


Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2006

The South Central Chapter of the American Musicological Society (AMS-SC)
is pleased to announce its 2007 Annual Meeting in Athens, Georgia, to be
held jointly with Music Theory Southeast (MTSE) and the Society for
Ethnomusicology Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) on Friday and
Saturday, March 16 and 17, hosted by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at
the University of Georgia.

Proposals for presentations, special sessions, papers with a performance
component, and panel discussions are solicited on any topic related to
historical musicology. Presentations will be limited to twenty minutes.
The Program Committees encourages proposals that address traditional music
of the South and independent/progressive rock.

Submissions should include the following:

1. An abstract with a maximum limit of 250 words, suitable for
publication. 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 bottom
right, author's name and 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 award,
given in memory of Professor Longyear, will be awarded at the chapter

2. A cover letter providing the title of the proposal, author's name,
address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, phone number, and any
necessary AV equipment.

Submission Instructions

Electronic submission: Email attachments in Microsoft Word format are
preferred. Please be sure to send abstract and cover letter as two
separate files. All submissions via email should be sent no later than
midnight, December 1, 2006. Email proposals to

Surface Mail Submission: All submissions by surface mail should be
postmarked by Friday, December 1, 2006. Please submit six copies of both
abstract and cover letter. Send mail to:

Ron Pen, Program Chair
South-Central Chapter, AMS
School of Music
105 Fine Arts Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0022

We look forward to welcoming you to the "Mega Regional Conference"  
representing the complementary disciplines of theory, ethnomusicology, and
musicology on March 16-17, 2007 in Athens, Georgia.


Ron Pen,
Chapter Vice-President and Program Chair
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