*Confounding Expectations: Celebrating 150 Years of Music in Canada*

*2017 Graduate Student Conference: Call for Papers and Lecture Recitals*

*May 11-12, 2017*


*Deadline for submissions: Friday, February 10, 2017*

*University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre*

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: Celebrating 150 Years of Music in Canada*. The conference
will take place on Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Rozsa
Centre on the University of Calgary campus. This year we are pleased to
welcome two distinguished keynote speakers to help mark the 150th
anniversary of Canadian Confederation: *Dr. Mary Ingraham*, Professor of
Music at the University of Alberta, and Canadian composer *Allan Gordon
Bell*, Professor of Music at the University of Calgary.

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 music in Canada, both
pre- and post-1867. We also welcome submissions on other topics related to

Presentations should be no longer than twenty minutes and lecture-recitals
no longer than 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. *Submissions must be received by 23:59 (Mountain time)
on Friday, February 10, 2017*. The chosen presenters will be notified on or
before Friday, March 10, 2017. Proposals should include your abstract as
PDF or DOC file, attached to an email with your *name, affiliation, contact
information and AV requirements*.  Questions may be directed to
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