CFP: Society for American Music Digital Lectures in American Music

The Society for American Music's Education Committee solicits proposals for a new series of online video lectures on American music topics. Designed for general audiences (including, but not limited to, high school and university students, concertgoers, and/or historical societies), these lectures may address any topic or theme in American music studies but should approach the material with the layperson in mind. Each "Digital Lecture in American Music" should be between 10 and 15 minutes in length.  Please note that the Society employs an expansive definition of "American music" that encompasses all musics of the Americas.

Interested parties should submit a complete curriculum vitae and a proposal of no more than 500 words to Travis Stimeling, chair, Society for American Music Education Committee and should include the following:

Successful proposals will:

The Society for American Music's Education Committee will select three proposals for the initial round of "Digital Lectures in American Music" and will award an honorarium of $500 upon completion of the project. The lectures will be hosted on the Society's webpage and its YouTube channel.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to Travis Stimeling, chair, Society for American Music Education Committee at travis.stimeling@mail.wvu.edu. Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2016.