The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

NECSEM 2021 - Boston College

We are pleased to announce that the next NECSEM conference will be at Boston College. Watch this space for more updates!

The conference program will also include a presidential roundtable titled “Ethnomusicology within and beyond Academe: Music and the Public Humanities" (preliminary title) or a keynote titled “Ethnomusicology and the Public Humanities within and beyond Academe.”Prize: Rujing Huang (Harvard University) “We’ve Got Harmony, Too!”: Reclaiming Music Theory, Performing Chinese-ness

Waxer Prize: Sayeed Joseph (Skidmore College) "We Gon' Be Alright": Mental Health and the Blues in Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly

The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NECSEM) is a member chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The society promotes the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural contexts. The activities of the chapter are designed to provide a forum for the discussion of current scholarly research and to promote and develop the multitude of traditional art forms found in the communities of the northeast and around the world.

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