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2011 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology Annual
Meeting and Pre-Conference Symposium on Romani/Gypsy Music at the
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, March 18-20 2011

Keynote Speaker: Peter Manuel, Professor of Ethnomusicology
CUNY Graduate Center

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MACSEM)
will hold its annual meeting March 19-20, 2011, with a pre-conference
Symposium on Romani/Gypsy Music on March 18, 2011 introducing the University
of Pittsburgh's new 3-week Romani music study abroad program in the
Czech Republic,
Slovakia, Poland, and Ukraine (May/June, 2012) and featuring lectures by

Zuzana Jurkova (Institute of Ethnology, Prague)
Svanibor Pettan (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Petra Gelbart (New York University)

with musical performance by Harmonia http://www.harmoniaband.com/

MACSEM welcomes proposals from SEM members, students,
teachers, and scholars working in related fields.
Submissions from musicology, anthropology, media studies,
folklore, performance studies, and popular culture studies are
particularly welcomed. MACSEM strongly encourages graduate and
undergraduate students to submit abstracts.

Proposals on all topics pertaining to ethnomusicology are welcomed.
Though there is no specific theme for the MACSEM 2011 conference, we
especially encourage proposals relating to the following issues:

* Gender and Sexuality
* Cultural Rights
* Global Music Industries
* Music and Postcolonialism

Submissions include scholarly papers (20-minute presentation,
10-minute discussion), organized panels of three or four papers,
poster sessions, lecture-demonstrations, film/video screenings, and
workshops. Paper proposals consist of a 250-word abstract;
panel proposals must have a 250-word abstract for each
paper plus a 200-word panel abstract. Please include with your
proposal: the name(s) of presenter(s), institutional affiliation,
title of presentation, format of presentation (paper, panel, poster,
workshop, etc.), A/V equipment requirements, e-mail address, and phone
number. Please e-mail all information to:

Adriana Helbig, anh59@pitt.edu, MACSEM 2011 program committee
and local arrangements committee chair, with the subject line:
MACSEM 2011 Proposal Submission.

Deadline: January 25, 2011

The program committee will notify participants of acceptances by
February 8, 2011.

Program Committee, MACSEM 2011: Adriana Helbig (Chair), Atesh Sonneborn,
Andrew Weintraub, Emily Pinkerton, Andrew Eisenberg, Sylvia Alajaji, Max
Katz, Yoko Suzuki, Colter Harper

Student Committee, MACSEM 2011: Benjamin Pachter, Colter Harper, Indra
Ridwan, Yoko Suzuki, Yuko Eguchi, Stephen Hager, Alison Decker, Da Lin,
Jungwon Kim, Meng Ren, Oyebade Ajibola Dosunmu, Charles Lwanga, Brandi Neal

For more information, please contact:

Adriana Helbig
Assistant Professor of Music
University of Pittsburgh
110 Music Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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