AMS Southeast Chapter

Fall 2016 Meeting

The Southeast Chapter of the American Musicological Society is pleased to announce its fall meeting at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

We hereby invite submissions for papers to be delivered at the meeting. Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes in length in order to allow 10 minutes for discussion. Please send an abstract of no more than 250 words by the deadline of Friday, August 19, 2016. Please include the proposal’s title above the abstract text and indicate the author’s name, mailing address, email address, phone number, institutional affiliation or place of residence at the top of the page. Indicate any audio-visual equipment needed at the bottom (following the abstract text).

We also invite proposals for poster presentations. These proposals should follow the same guidelines as those for individual papers.

Please submit abstracts via email as a Word document attachment with AMS-SE Fall 2016 Proposal in the subject line by Friday, August 19, 2016. Send abstracts to:
Helena Spencer

We encourage student members to work with a faculty mentor in order to assure a paper of the highest quality. Student members of the Southeast Chapter can compete for a Student Presentation Award. Please review the full guidelines at

In lieu of our traditional keynote lecture, at this meeting we will have a reading-based discussion of how we as a chapter can better address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Readings will be circulated in the coming weeks. If anyone would like to suggest articles for discussion, please send these suggestions to the Program Committee, care of  dditionally, we are seeking volunteers to facilitate break-out discussion groups; anyone interested in this service is encouraged to contact the Program Committee, care of

Election of a new president (two-year term) will take place during the business meeting. Nominations (including self-nominations) will be taken from the floor during the meeting, or may be sent in advance to chapter president pro tem Helena Spencer at

We hope to see you in Boone!

Helena Kopchick Spencer
President pro tem and Secretary-Treasurer, AMS-Southeast