Newsletter (December 15, 2020)

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In this newsletter, we have calls for the 2nd Biennial Disability Studies and Music Education Symposium, the Music and Social Justice Quaran/zine, Working in Music and the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the International Study of Popular Music (IASPM). The ISME Decolonizing and Indigenizing Music Education SIG has extended the deadline on their call for chapters for an edited book on Decolonizing and Indigenizing […]

Newsletter (November 24, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share news of several upcoming conferences and calls for proposals. The International Association for Popular Music (IASPM) has two announcements: IASPM is launching a new monthly Online Research Seminar Series in December; and IASPM-USA is now accepting proposals for their 2021 conference.   The International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education (ISSME) 2021 has announced a […]

Newsletter (November 10, 2020)

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Introducing the #MDGPodcast Action for Change in Music Education: A MayDay Group Podcast. Enjoy this introductory episode, and check back soon for our first official episode featuring a conversation with Deb Bradley. Listen at the link! The McGill Music Graduate Students’ Society (MGSS) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its 34th annual Symposium (virtual). The ABLE Assembly is […]

Newsletter (October 26, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for The Oxford Handbook of Social Media and Music Learning, edited by Janice Waldron, Stephanie Horsley, and Kari Veblen. Congratulations! There are numerous virtual events coming up, so mark your calendars: a webinar on Critical Pedagogy in Music Teacher Education, an American Orff-Schulwerk Association Virtual Symposium, Narrative […]

Newsletter (September 14, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is seeking members to be involved in a revision of our Action Ideals. To express interest, please email MDG Steering Committee Chair Darrin Thornton at dht2@psu.edu. The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for Becoming an Irish Traditional Musician: Learning and Embodying Musical Culture by Jessica Cawley. Congratulations, Jessica! The International Society for Music Education (ISME) […]

Newsletter (August 7, 2020)

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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 […]