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SEM 2017 Preliminary Program Now Online

Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its 62nd Annual Meeting on October 26-29, 2017, at the Denver Marriott City Center Hotel, co-hosted by the University of Denver, the University of Colorado Boulder, and Colorado College. The preliminary program is now online at:

Any corrections to the program should be sent to
Lei Ouyang Bryant, Program Chair, at:

The SEM 2017 Charles Seeger Lecture will be delivered on October 28:

“The Social Space of Music Traditions in Baghdad Before and After Destruction
Dr. Scheherazade Qassim Hassan
Research Associate, Department of Music, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London;
Research Associate, Centre de Recherche d’Ethnomusicologie at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique and Université Paris Nanterre

Special events organized by the 2017 Local Arrangements Committee include:

Sound Alliances: A Celebration of Indigenous Music and Culture
Pre-Conference Symposium, October 25


Ethno Nights at the Mercury Café
October 25 – October 28


Please note that discounted early-bird registration rates are available until October 6. To register, see:

For hotel accommodations and other meeting information, visit the conference website:

SEM looks forward to welcoming you to its 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver!

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