Conference Title: 2019 UT-Austin Graduate Music Conference

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Conference Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Conference Website:

Conference Venue: Butler School of Music, The University of Texas at
Austin; Austin, TX

*Call for Proposals: *

2019 UT-Austin Graduate Music Conference invites proposals from current
graduate students that focus on *music and culture of the Americas*.

Prospective presenters should submit an abstract of no more than 350 words to
*utaustingmc -at- <>* by Tuesday, January 15,
2019. To ensure impartiality, please do not include any personal
identifiers in your abstract file attached. Label your attachment (.doc,
.docx, or .pdf) with the paper title only. In the body of the email, please
include your name, institutional affiliation, program and concentration
(e.g. PhD in Musicology), and request for any accommodations. Papers are to
be approximately twenty minutes in length and will be followed by a
ten-minute discussion session. Applicants will be notified of the program
committee’s decision via email by Thursday, January 31, 2019. Questions can
be directed to the conference email: *utaustingmc -at-
<>**. *

*Keynote Speaker: *

This year’s keynote speaker is *Dr. Ellie M. Hisama*, Professor of Music,
Music Theory and Historical Musicology at Columbia University. Her current
research focuses on Marian Anderson's performance of spirituals arranged by
African American composers, Ruth Crawford's work as a composer and
arranger, and the Bay Area- and Chicago-based collective Asian Improv aRts.
Author of *Gendering Musical Modernism* and co-editor of *Critical Minded:
New Approaches to Hip Hop Studies and Ruth Crawford Seeger’s Worlds*,
Hisama specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century music, post-tonal
theory, American music, popular music, gender and feminist studies,
critical studies of music and race, and the social and political dimensions
of music.

The Conference is organized by UT-Austin AGEMS (The Association of
Ethno/Musicology Students, and co-sponsored
by the Musicology & Ethnomusicology division and the Center for American
Music at UT-Austin.


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