Site-wide links

CFP: Society for Eighteenth-Century Music (Tallahassee, FL, February 2018)

Society for Eighteenth-Century Music Eighth Biennial Conference

February 22-25, 2018, Tallahassee, Florida

The eighth biennial conference of the Society for Eighteenth-Century Music will be hosted by the Florida State University at Mission San Luis in Tallahassee on February 22-25, 2018.

We invite proposals for papers and presentations on all aspects of eighteenth-century music, including those that highlight Tallahassee’s location near the Gulf Coast by exploring the greater Atlantic world as well as the history of music in colonial missions. Presentations may be traditional papers of 25 minutes (35-minute slot), work-in-progress presentations of 10 minutes (20-minute slot), panels (45 minutes) or lecture recitals (up to 45 minutes). Preference will be given to those who did not present at the 2016 meeting in Austin. All presenters must be current members of SECM.

Submit your proposal (250 words) as an e-mail attachment to the chair of the program committee, Drew Edward Davies []. The deadline for proposals is October 30, 2017. Only one submission per author will be considered. Please provide a cover sheet and proposal in separate documents. The cover sheet should contain your name, e-mail address, phone number, and proposal title. The proposal should contain only the title, abstract, and audio-visual requirements. The committee’s decision will be announced in mid-November.

Students are encouraged to apply for the Sterling E. Murray Award for Student Travel; the application form and instructions can be downloaded from The application deadline is November 1, 2017. The SECM Student Paper Award will be given to a student member for an outstanding paper presented at the conference.