Call for Proposals
Temple University Theory, History, and Ethnomusicology Society (THEMUS)
Sixth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Submission Deadline: 15 December 2018
Conference Dates: Friday and Saturday, 5–6 April 2019
Conference URL:
Venue: Temple University (Main Campus), Philadelphia, PA
Keynote Speakers: Rebecca Cypess (Rutgers University) and Seth Monahan (Eastman School of Music)
The Temple University Theory, History, and Ethnomusicology Society (THEMUS) invites paper proposals for its sixth annual graduate conference on Saturday, 6 April 2019. In addition, we welcome proposals for an afternoon session devoted to performance practice to be held on Friday, 5 April 2019. Research relating to any genre and period will be considered. Proposals should be designed for a 20-minute presentation/10-minute discussion format.

Our keynote speakers will be Professor Rebecca Cypess of Rutgers University (Friday) and Professor Seth Monahan of Eastman School of Music (Saturday). Professor Cypess is the author of Curious & Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo’s Italy (University of Chicago Press), along with articles and chapters on 17th- and 18th-century performance practices, music in Jewish culture, and women in music. Professor Monahan is the author of Mahler’s Symphonic Sonatas (Oxford University Press) and numerous articles and chapters on music of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as music theory pedagogy.
Please visit the conference URL (above) for submission instructions and other conference details.
With Best Wishes,
THEMUS Executive Board
Lydia Huang, President
Matthew Kiple, President-Elect
Timothy Lewis Gonzalez, Past-President/Conference Chair
Stephanie George, Treasurer
Andrew Shaw, Secretary

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