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Newsletter (August 7, 2020)

The MayDay Group is seeking two at-large members for the MayDay Group Steering Committee. At-large members are elected in even-numbered years for six-year terms. Nominations will be open until August 15, 2020 and online elections will be held after that. The Chair of the Steering Committee is selected from its at-large members. Nominations and self nominations are welcome. See below for more details.
The MayDay Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Sean Powell will be joining the Editorial Board for the MDG journal Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education. The MayDay Group is also delighted to share an announcement for the book World Music Pedagogy, Volume VII: Teaching World Music in Higher Education, by William J. Coppola, David G. Hebert, and Patricia Shehan Campbell. Congratulations to all!
There are three calls for papers in this edition of the newsletter: the Virginia Music Educators Association conference, Key Terms in Music Theory for Anti-Racist Scholars, and Frontiers Research Topic on “The Role of Music During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” There are also a couple of position vacancies for those on the job hunt.
Announcements
  • MayDay Group Steering Committee Nominations – One Week Left!
  • MayDay Group Welcomes Sean Powell to the ACT Editorial Board
  • Book Announcement: World Music Pedagogy, Volume VII: Teaching World Music in Higher Education, by William J. Coppola, David G. Hebert, and Patricia Shehan Campbell
Conferences & Calls
  • Key Terms in Music Theory for Anti-Racist Scholars: Epistemic Disavowals, Reimagined Formalisms
  • Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Professional Development Conference
  • Frontiers Research Topic on “The Role of Music During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Job Announcements
  • New Tampa Piano and Pedagogy Academy
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity in the Arts

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