Calling all CSTM Student Members! 2015 Student Paper Prizes

Calling all CSTM Student members. Please see below for details regarding the 2015 CSTM student paper prizes. Please note that to be considered for the prizes, a final electronic version of your paper must be submitted on June 27, 2015. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact CSTM Secretary; Jessica Roda at roda.jessica@uqam.ca.

Click below for more details on how you can submit your paper!

CSTM student prize 2015 English and Francais

CSTM Emerging Scholars Program

The CSTM Emerging Scholars Program matches students with established scholars/professionals in a related area of interest. Mentors help to provide access to professional networks, advice on developing a career, and feedback on work presented at the CSTM Annual Conference. Students and mentors meet once a year at the CSTM Annual Conference and may correspond throughout the year.

For more information, click here:  http://www.yorku.ca/cstm/Documents/CSTM%20Emerging%20Scholars%20Program%202015.pdf

 

SSHRC Connections Grant Awarded to Exhibiting Sound!

We are delighted to announce that The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $62,745 to Michael Frishkopf (University of Alberta) and Marcia Ostashewski (Cape Breton University) for Exhibiting Sound!  Scott Smallwood and Regula Qureshi (U Alberta), Beverley Diamond (Memorial U), Jeff Todd Titon (Brown U), Michael Cohen (U Aizu), Judith Klassen (Canadian Museum of History), Kaley Mason (U Chicago), Dylan Robinson (Queens U), and Chris MacDonald (Cape Breton U) are also part of the Exhibiting Sound research team. This project is facilitated through partnerships with several heritage, arts and community institutions, including museums, galleries, archives, arts organizations and cultural centres. The Connection Grants competition will fund the events “Curating Ethnomusicology,” the Canadian Society for Traditional Music’s pre-conference workshop in the digital humanities taking place at Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia from June 15th-16th 2015, and “Exhibiting Sound,” to take place at the University of Alberta and in Edmonton galleries, museums and cultural centres from October 29th – November 1st, 2015SSHRC Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.
Congratulations! And our tremendous thanks to SSHRC and all of our partners.

CFP Deadline Extended for Ethnologies Special Issue – Exhibiting Soundscapes to July 15th, 2015

Ethnologies is publishing a special issue, showcasing the theme, “Exhibiting Soundscapes.” The guest editors, Michael Frishkopf (U Alberta) and Marcia Ostashewski (Cape Breton University) call for papers that engage with any aspect of curating or displaying music. The deadline has now been extended to July 15th 2015!

Learn more about the call for papers here.

Call for Papers: Ethnologies Special Issue

From instrument collections to ballad anthologies, the exhibiting of music is deeply ingrained in the history of ethnomusicology and folklore. This generation’s achievements related to sharing music through digital technology, social media, and new technological pathways create exciting challenges for those presenting, curating, and displaying it.

In response, Ethnologies is publishing a special issue, showcasing the theme, “Exhibiting Soundscapes.” The guest editors, Michael Frishkopf (U Alberta) and Marcia Ostashewski (Cape Breton University) call for papers that engage with any aspect of curating or displaying music.

Learn more about the call for papers here.