The Joint Program Committee for the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter and the Texas Music Library Association is accepting proposals for presentations to be given at our 2020 joint fall chapter meeting. The virtual meeting will take place as several sessions between Thursday, September 24 and Saturday, September 26, 2020.We welcome presentations about topics in musicology, music librarianship and related areas, with inclusion for diverse perspectives. Some proposed themes include, but are not limited to:
- Research methods during a pandemic—beyond traditional online resources
- Career challenges—tenure, and promotion, and instruction during a pandemic
- Student centric programming—career tips, research tips, research support
We are offering a variety in programming formats and seek presenters for the following suggested areas:
- A session for lightning talks (10 minutes or less)
- Roundtable sessions
- Workshops (60–90 minutes)
- Lecture presentations (20 minutes)
- Pre-arranged panel
Proposals may be submitted through our online Google form. Please include your presentation title, 250 word abstract, and names/email for all presenters. The application form is available at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf74q5RiPeq00UQvsd0jb3s25ZlBlPskM5mZb6CHDr_n_jvxw/viewform?usp=sf_link.
The deadline for proposals is Friday, July 10, 2020. Presenters will be notified of their status by Friday, July 24, 2020. Questions about the application process may be sent to Kendra Preston Leonard at kendraprestonleonard [at] gmail [dot] com.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Sincerely, Brian Anderson (University of North Texas)
Blaine Brubaker (University of North Texas)
Stacey Jocoy (Texas Tech University)
Kendra Preston Leonard (Silent Film Sound & Music Archive)
Pamela Pagels (Southern Methodist University)
Virginia Whealton (Texas Tech University)