Teaching Music History Conference 2019

The Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society invites proposals for the 2019 annual Teaching Music History Conference, which will take place June 7 and 8, 2019 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, MO. The full call for proposals below includes more details and requirements. Proposals must be submitted by 1 March 2019 at 11:59 PST using the online submission form. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by April 1.

 

Teaching Music History Conference

7-8 June 2019

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Deadline for Proposals: 1 March 2019 by 11:59pm PST

The Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society (AMS) announces the 2019 annual Teaching Music History Conference, which will take place on the weekend of 7-8 June 2019 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Conference information will be made available at teachingmusichistory.com/teaching-music-history-conference-2019/.

We invite proposals on all topics related to teaching music history (broadly defined) at any academic level (K-12, higher education, community) and the issues its practitioners face. The theme for this year’s conference is Connecting Classrooms (and Beyond). Topics might include:

  • Mentorship
  • Archives and primary sources
  • Performance
  • Interdisciplinarity and co-teaching
  • Campus and social issues
  • Student health and resilience
  • Local projects and service learning
  • Group work
  • Scaffolding assignments
  • Connecting assessment, learning goals, and revisions

Drawing on the guidelines for proposals for national meetings of the AMS, all proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically articulates the main aspects of the argument or findings clearly, positions the author’s contribution with respect to previous work in the discipline, and suggests the paper’s significance for the musicological and pedagogical community, in language that is accessible to scholars from a variety of specializations. Regardless of topic, all proposals will undergo a blind evaluation process assessing submissions according to the above criteria, and submitters will be notified of conference program decisions by 1 April 2019.

The conference will feature a variety of presentation formats, ranging from individual presentations to teaching demonstrations to posters. One afternoon will be devoted to an “unconference” that will be informal, participatory, and webcast live for those unable to attend the conference.

Proposals must be submitted by 1 March 2019 at 11:59 PST using the online submission form: bit.ly/TMHC2019Submit. Any proposals submitted after the 1 March deadline will not be considered.