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Publication Award Nomination

The Society for Music Theory invites nominations for the 2015 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, 2012 and December 31, 2014. 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 is given for a book or 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).

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. Please indicate if the work is eligible for the Emerging Scholar Award. 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 must be uploaded on or before April 1, 2015. For any questions, please contact Publications Awards Chair Stephen Peles at