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CFP: ASECS/SECM Orlando, FL March 2018

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Orlando, FL, 22–25 March 2018

Affiliated Session – Society for Eighteenth-Century Music

CFP deadline: 15 September 2017

The Society for Eighteenth-Century Music will offer a session during the 2108 ASECS meeting, planned to feature intersections of music with topics and issues that will interest scholars of the period generally. (session chair: Douglass Seaton, Florida State University).

The call for papers welcomes studies that situate music in culture, apply to musical subjects research methods or materials adapted from other disciplines, pursue transmedial relationships between music and other arts. Examples would include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Gender in music and in musicking
  • Music in material culture and the bourgeois home
  • Music reflecting and critiquing politics and religion
  • Music and drama – on the stage and beyond
  • Music of empire and colony
  • Music in literature and publishing
  • Music within nature and gardens

Three presenters will be selected to deliver papers of twenty minutes each. All presenters and participants are required to be members of ASECS or a constituent society of ISECS at the time of the conference.

Please include your name, institutional affiliation (if applicable), contact information, audio-visual needs, and the title of your paper in the body of an email. Abstracts of no more than 350 words should include the title of the paper and represent the presentation as fully as possible. Please send abstracts as .doc or .pdf attachments to by 15 September 2017.