Below is a list of upcoming events that might be of interest to SMT members. You may click on the event title for more information. Submit a new event to be added to this list by clicking here.

Conference: Baltic Musics After the Post-Soviet

On-line (hosted by Amherst College)

“Baltic Musics After the Post-Soviet” is an international conference hosted virtually at the Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College (Massachusetts, USA) on January 21-23, 2022. The conference will bring together scholars and artists working in the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania,…

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39th Annual Music Theory Forum - Florida State University

Online Conference

The Music Theory Society of Florida State University is pleased to announce its 39th annual Music Theory Forum to be held Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 online (via Zoom). We are excited to welcome Professor Ellie Hisama (Faculty of Music, University of Toronto) as this year’s keynote speaker. The…

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Texas Society for Music Theory 44th Annual Meeting

University of North Texas / Online

The Texas Society for Music Theory will hold its 44th annual meeting at the University of North Texas, with Justin Lavacek serving as local arrangements coordinator. Kofi Agawu, author of The African Imagination in Music and Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music, will deliver…

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Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory

University of Colorado Boulder

The annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory will be hosted by the University of Colorado Boulder and held jointly with the Southwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Musicological Society on March 11–12, 2022.

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The 21st Century Guitar

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

The 3rd edition of the international interdisciplinary conference The 21st Century Guitar will be hosted in-person and virtually from March 17-20, 2022 by Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in collaboration with the International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC, University of Surrey).

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CFP: Harvard Graduate Music Forum Conference 2022

Virtual

Harvard Graduate Music Forum Virtual Conference, March 25-26, 2022
For a New World: Music Studies and Decoloniality

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Twenty-Eight Annual Symposium of Research in Music

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

The Graduate Theory Association and Graduate Musicology Association of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music are pleased to announce their joint 2022 Symposium of Research in Music, to take place at Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington, Indiana) on March 25–26, 2022.
In addition to…

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Graduate Students in Music (GSIM) 2022

Virtual, hosted by The Graduate Center, CUNY

The students of the Department of Music at The Graduate Center, CUNY, are pleased to announce the 25th Annual GSIM Conference, to be held virtually on April 1–2, 2022.

In addition to paper presentations and lecture-recitals, the conference will include a keynote address by Dr. Melanie…

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South Central Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting

Memphis, TN/ Virtual

The South Central Society for Music Theory invites submissions to its 2022 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held in a hybrid format with the option for both virtual and in-person presentations. The in-person meeting will be hosted by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis…

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Music Theory Society of New York State Annual Meeting

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

The program committee for the 2022 meeting of the Music Theory Society of New York State (MTSNYS) invites proposals for papers and presentations on any topic related to music theory and analysis. Continuing our celebration of MTSNYS’s 50-year history, our annual meeting will be held April 9–10…

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CFP themus 9th Annual Conference

Temple University

The Music Society at Temple (themus) invites paper proposals for its ninth annual graduate conference on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Research relating to any field of music studies (music theory, history, ethnomusicology, composition, interdisciplinary studies) will be considered. Proposals should…

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Eighth International Conference on Music and Minimalism

Bowling Green State University, OH

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Eighth International Conference on Music and Minimalism
Conference Dates: May 5–8, 2022
Location: Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH, USA)
Submission Deadline for Proposals: January 10, 2022
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Music Theory Midwest Annual Conference

University of Kansas

The University of Kansas will host the Thirty-Third Annual Conference of Music Theory Midwest on May 6–7, 2022. To celebrate the release of the Inclusive Music Theory Pedagogy Resource, the conference will feature a keynote panel discussion on curricular reform, moderated by Kim Loeffert (…

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57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI

Dear friends of Musicology at Kalamazoo,

The program committee for Musicology at Kalamazoo (Gillian Gower, Christina Kim, Andrea Klassen, Sarah Long, and Lucia Marchi) invites abstracts for the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 9-14, 2022. The session topics approved by…

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Music and the Moving Image XVIII Call For Papers

New York University

The annual Music and the Moving Image Conference invites abstracts for paper presentations that explore the relationship between the vast universe of moving images (film, television, streaming media, video games, and advertisements) and that of music and sound. We encourage submissions from…

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Pedagogy Into Practice: Teaching Music Theory in the Twenty-first Century

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

The Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy is pleased to announce Pedagogy into Practice: Teaching Music Theory in the Twenty-first Century, a conference to be held at the Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI on June 2 through 4, 2022. The Program Committee, in…

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Theorizing African American Music

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

“Theorizing African American Music” highlights African American perspectives on music and music theory, perspectives that have historically been marginalized in the academic study of music in the United States. Because American music theory is deeply rooted in whiteness, African Americans have…

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58th Conference of the Royal Musical Association CFP Deadline Extension

Durham, United Kingdom

The 58th Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association will be hosted by Durham University’s Department of Music between Thursday 8th and Saturday 10th September 2022. The conference aims to promote musical research and practice across all repertories, contexts, methodologies and approaches…

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