Confounding​ ​Expectations:​ ​Exploring​ ​the​ ​Creative​ ​Process​ ​in​ ​Music
2018​ ​Graduate​ ​Student​ ​Conference:​ ​Call​ ​for​ ​Papers​ ​and​ ​Lecture​ ​Recitals

The​ ​​Graduate​ ​Music​ ​Society​​ ​of​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Calgary​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Creative​ ​and​ ​Performing​ ​Arts​ ​is pleased​ ​to​ ​announce​ ​a​ ​call​ ​for​ ​papers​ ​and​ ​lecture-recitals​ ​for​ ​its​ ​2017​ ​Graduate​ ​Student​ ​Conference entitled​ ​​Confounding​ ​Expectations:​ ​Exploring​ ​the​ ​Creative​ ​Process​ ​in​ ​Music​.​ ​​ ​The​ ​conference​ ​will take​ ​place​ ​on​ ​Monday,​ ​May​ ​14,​ ​and​ ​Tuesday,​ ​May​ ​15,​ ​2018,​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Rozsa​ ​Centre​ ​on​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of Calgary​ ​campus.

In​ ​past​ ​years,​ ​the​ ​conference​ ​has​ ​attracted​ ​an​ ​international​ ​roster​ ​of​ ​graduate​ ​students,​ ​and​ ​this​ ​year​ ​we​ ​are pleased​ ​to​ ​welcome​ ​Dr.​ ​Roger​ ​Moseley,​ ​Associate​ ​Professor​ ​of​ ​Music​ ​at​ ​Cornell​ ​University​ ​and​ ​author​ ​of Keys​ ​to​ ​Play:​ ​Music​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Ludic​ ​Medium​ ​from​ ​Apollo​ ​to​ ​Nintendo​,​ ​to​ ​be​ ​our​ ​keynote​ ​speaker.

​We​ ​encourage​ ​submissions​ ​from​ ​graduate​ ​students​ ​in​ ​musicology,​ ​theory,​ ​music​ ​education,​ ​performance, and​ ​composition,​ ​and​ ​from​ ​graduate​ ​students​ ​from​ ​other​ ​disciplines,​ ​who​ ​are​ ​studying​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​the creative​ ​process.​ ​​ ​We​ ​also​ ​welcome​ ​submissions​ ​on​ ​other​ ​topics​ ​related​ ​to​ ​music.

Paper​ ​presentations​ ​are​ ​allotted​ ​twenty​ ​minutes​ ​and​ ​lecture-recitals​ ​forty​ ​minutes.​ ​​ ​A​ ​ten-minute​ ​question period​ ​will​ ​follow​ ​each​ ​presentation.​ ​​ ​Abstracts​ ​should​ ​be​ ​approximately​ ​350​ ​words​ ​and​ ​must​ ​contain​ ​no information​ ​that​ ​could​ ​identify​ ​you​ ​or​ ​your​ ​institution.​ ​​ ​All​ ​abstracts​ ​will​ ​be​ ​evaluated​ ​anonymously​ ​and should​ ​be​ ​suitable​ ​for​ ​publication​ ​in​ ​the​ ​conference​ ​program.​ ​​ ​​The Graduate Music Society has extended the deadline.  Submissions must now be received by 23:59 (Mountain time) on Sunday January 14, 2018. ​​ ​​The​ ​chosen​ ​presenters​ ​will​ ​be​ ​notified​ ​on​ ​or before​ ​Friday​ ​February​ ​9,​ ​2018.​ ​​ ​Proposals​ ​should​ ​include​ ​three​ ​separate​ ​attachments:​ ​1)​ ​your​ ​abstract​ ​(as a​ ​PDF​ ​or​ ​DOC​ ​file,​ ​without​ ​any​ ​personal​ ​identification);​ ​and​ ​2)​ ​a​ ​150-word​ ​biography​ ​(as​ ​a​ ​PDF​ ​or​ ​DOC file);​ ​3)​ ​a​ ​JPG​ ​headshot​ ​suitable​ ​for​ ​printing​ ​in​ ​the​ ​conference​ ​program.​ ​​ ​Your​ ​email​ ​submission​ ​should also​ ​include​ ​your​ ​​name,​ ​affiliation,​ ​contact​ ​information​ ​and​ ​AV​ ​requirements​.​ ​​ ​If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​any questions​ ​regarding​ ​your​ ​submission,​ ​these​ ​may​ ​be​ ​directed​ ​to​ ​the​ ​​This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email​ ​address.

The​ ​GMS​ ​will​ ​also​ ​be​ ​awarding​ ​a​ ​travel​ ​award​ ​to​ ​one​ ​presenter,​ ​covering​ ​their​ ​accommodations​ ​for​ ​two nights.​ ​​ ​Any​ ​presenters​ ​are​ ​eligible​ ​for​ ​the​ ​award​ ​if​ ​they​ ​are​ ​travelling​ ​to​ ​Calgary​ ​(Calgary-based presenters​ ​and​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Calgary​ ​students​ ​are​ ​ineligible)​ ​and​ ​their​ ​presentation​ ​relates​ ​to​ ​the conference​ ​theme.​ ​​ ​The​ ​travel​ ​award​ ​will​ ​be​ ​awarded​ ​to​ ​the​ ​eligible​ ​presenter​ ​judged​ ​to​ ​have​ ​submitted the​ ​best​ ​abstract.

If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​any​ ​questions,​ ​please​ ​do​ ​not​ ​hesitate​ ​to​ ​contact​ ​us​ ​at​ ​the​ ​email​ ​address​ ​above.

University​ ​of​ ​Calgary,​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Creative​ ​and​ ​Performing​ ​Arts
2500​ ​University​ ​Drive​ ​NW,​ ​Calgary​ ​AB​ ​T2N​ ​1N4​ ​403.220.5313

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