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Publication Award Nomination

The Society for Music Theory invites nominations for the 2018 Publication Awards, to be given for significant contributions to music theory, analysis, or history of theory. Eligibility extends to books and articles in English, published between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2017. If the stated copyright or publication year differs from the actual date of appearance, the actual date is decisive. Dissertations are ineligible.

The Wallace Berry Award is given for a distinguished book by an author of any age or career stage.

The Outstanding Publication Award is given for a distinguished article by an author of any age or career stage.

The Emerging Scholar Award (Article) is given for an article published no more than seven calendar years after the author’s receipt of the Ph.D. (or, in the case of someone who does not hold a Ph.D., before the author reaches the age of forty).

The Emerging Scholar Award (Book) is given for a book published no more than seven calendar years after the author’s receipt of the Ph.D. (or, in the case of someone who does not hold a Ph.D., before the author reaches the age of forty).

The Outstanding Multi-Author Collection is given for a distinguished multi-author collection.

Citations of Special Merit are occasionally awarded for editions, translations, reference works, edited volumes, and other types of publications that are of extraordinary value to the discipline.

Nominators should provide their own names and email addresses, as well as the complete bibliographic information for each nominated work: one published item per submission. Self-nominations are welcome, limited to one publication per author. PDF files of nominated articles would be appreciated. To nominate a book or article, you must be a member of SMT and logged into the SMT website.

Nominations will be closed on Sunday, April 1, 2018. For specific questions, please contact Publication Awards Committee Chair Alex Rehding at arehding@fas.harvard.edu.