Newsletter (December 2, 2019)

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Were you hoping to submit a proposal to MusCan? The deadline has been extended to January 2020. Calls for participation and calls for proposals for Racialised Performance in Western Classical Music in Europe and the UK, Decolonising the Musical University, and a series on culturally responsive teaching in music are also included this week. Be sure to save the date for NIME7, […]

Newsletter (November 15, 2019)

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In this edition of the newsletter, you will find: Conferences & Calls ISME Pre-Conference Seminars Society for Music Education Ireland – Dublin 2020 Foro Internacional de Educación Musical Veracruz 2020 Position Vacancies Postdoctorate Position – The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral) – Northern Kentucky University School of […]

Newsletter (October 11, 2019)

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In this issue, alongside a bumper crop of job listings and call for proposals, details for Colloquium 32 are now live https://mdg32.weebly.com/. There has perhaps never been a more pressing moment for us to problem pose notions of sustainability, equity, diversity, and inclusivity. MDG Colloquium 32 represents a vital opportunity for us to reflect on our own […]

Announcement – ACT 18.3 is now live

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ACT 18.3 is now live at act.maydaygroup.org/current-issue/ This special issue of ACT focuses on decolonization. With the work of Guest Editor Guillermo Rosabal-Coto, this issue is “special” in a couple of ways: first, the topic is timely and of great importance for educators world-wide. Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, this issue of ACT seeks to reach […]

Announcement: Call for Papers – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education (ACT)

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A special issue critically examining the influence of neoliberal capitalism on music education Neoliberal capitalism is a contemporary political and economic ideology favouring free trade, privatization, minimal government influence on business, and reduced public expenditure on social services. Its influence has been cited as the engine behind rising social and economic inequality worldwide and as […]

Newsletter (July 17, 2019)

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Congratulations to MDG member Juliet Hess on the publication of her book, Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an Activist Music Education, as well as to MDG members David J. Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Gary E. McPherson on their edited book The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical and Qualitative Assessment in Music Education. The MayDay Group is also pleased to […]

MDG Discussion for Shevock’s (2019) “Waste in Popular Music Education: Rock’s Problematic Metaphor and Instrument-Making for Eco-Literacy.”

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Join us on the MDG Facebook group or our Twitter feed to engage in a discussion around Dan Shevock’s newest TOPICS publications. Dan has generously generated discussion questions to encourage conversation. Waste in Popular Music Education: Rock’s Problematic Metaphor and Instrument-Making for Eco-Literacy Daniel J. Shevock Penn State Altoona & State College Friends School, PA, […]