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RILM at the AMS/SEM/SMT Conference, 2022

05 November 2022

RILM will participate in the joint conference of the American Musicological Society (AMS), Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM), and Society for Music Theory (SMT), held in New Orleans, 10–13 November 2022.

On Friday, 11 November, 6–8pm CDT, RILM and RIPM will host a joint reception for all conference attendees in Grand Salon 9. 

Several of RILM’s staff members will participate in panels. 

On Thursday, 10 November, 8:30–9:00am CDT/9:30–10:00am EDT (Chart C), Associate Editor Gene Lai will present his paper “Same but Different: Adapting the Aesthetic of Soundedness in the Development and Invention of Indian Folk Drumming Ensembles in Singapore” during the panel Hearing and Sounding Singapore and South Korea. 

Also on Thursday, 10 November, 9:00–10:30am CDT/10:00–11:30am EDT (Camp), Editor Mu Qian will participate in the roundtable Decolonizing Research on Indigenous/Minority Musics in China. Following shortly thereafter, 12:30–1:30pm/1:30–2:30pm EDT (Compass), he will participate in the SEM Professional Development Workshop: Professional Paths for Present and Future International Students (Camp). 

On Friday, 11 November, 10:45am–12:15pm CDT/11:45am–1:15pm EDT (Commerce), Editor Beatriz Goubert will co-chair the roundtable Sounding Protest in 21st-Century Latin America, during which she will also present her research on the performance and compositional history of the “Himno de la Guardia Indígena”, an indigenous anthem that became a sonic index of the 2019–21 Colombian uprising.

Executive Director Tina Frühauf will present her paper “Theorizing Jewish modes in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Modest Beginnings—Pioneering Efforts” during the panel The Concept of Mode in Jewish Music Studies on Thursday, 10 November, 4:00–5:30pm CDT/5:00–6:30pm EDT (Chart A). She will also chair the panel Sacred Music in Germany on Sunday, 13 November, 9:00–10:30am CDT/10:00–11:30am EDT (Grand Salon 7/10) and be a panelist for the session Producing Professionals: Musicological Study as Preparation for Diverse Careers on Sunday, 13 November, 10:45am–12:15pm CDT/11:45am–1:15pm EDT (Grand Ballroom B).

Throughout the conference, RILM staff can also be found at the RILM booth in the exhibition hall. Stop by to learn more about all of RILM’s resources, as well as the Global Digital Music Studies conference in April 2023.

You can also peruse the whole program for the AMS/SEM/SMT conference here.