Thursday, March 30, 2023
Sunday, April 2, 2023
Submission Deadline
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Call for PAPERS

From March 30 to April 2, 2023, the School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host the Encuentro de Creación Musical Puertorriqueña. Besides concerts and panels with participating artists and composers, spaces will be dedicated to academic discussions on Puerto Rican music making and reception. The organizing committee invites proposals for a twenty-minute presentation addressing issues on and around Puerto Rican music from various perspectives and methodologies. Presentations can be given in either English or Spanish. Although not exclusively, presentations may address the following:

· Musical practices in Puerto Rico
· Music by Puerto Rican composers or musicians
· Music and the Puerto Rican diaspora
· Transnational dialogues
· Music and politics
· Identity and music making
· Interdisciplinary approaches to the study of Puerto Rican music
· Music and technology
· Music and ecology

Submission should be sent via email to by January 10th, and should include the following information:

· Name and institutional affiliation (if applicable)
· Contact Information
· Abstract (maximum 350 words)
· 5 keywords

Notification of acceptance will be sent by January 25th.