Call for papers: SysMus13

Call deadline: April 15, 2013

Sixth International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (SysMus13)

CasaPaganini-InfoMus Research Center (DIBRIS-University of Genoa, Italy) is pleased to host the Sixth International Students’ Conference of Systematic Musicology (SysMus13), this coming September 12th-14th, 2013. Organized by graduate students, the SysMus conference series allows young researchers in the field of systematic musicology at the master’s and doctoral levels to present their work in the form of papers, poster sessions and online publications. SysMus13 also provides participants with the opportunity to enjoy keynotes given by internationally renowned specialists and to meet colleagues from around the world. The program will also include a workshop on multimodal recording of music performance using the EyesWeb open software platform. A special session is planned to be organized with a renowned composer, whose music might be performed in a concert.

Graduate students are encouraged to submit an abstract (max. 500 words) for either a spoken paper or a poster presentation by April 15, 2013. Papers should be twenty minutes in length followed by a question period of ten minutes. Poster presentations will offer the possibility to discuss one’s research in greater depth. The SysMus13 conference language is English.
Abstracts will be evaluated by an international review committee consisting of doctoral and post-doctoral students representing an array of subfields of systematic musicology. The committee will announce its decisions based on double-blind peer review by June 15, 2013.

Abstracts should be submitted to the address openconf site and should comply to the .word template available at this link.

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