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, […]

Newsletter (June 24, 2019)

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In this newsletter, we are pleased to announce publication of TOPICS 2019:02 by Daniel J. Shevock. There are several calls for proposals of interest, including ISME’s 34th World Conference, New Directions in Music Education, the 4th Symposium for LGBTQ Studies and Music Education, and the Symposium on Eudaimonia, Music, and Music Education. A reminder to those of you […]

Newsletter (March 17, 2019)

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In this issue of the newsletter you will find: Announcements:– Congrats to Lisa DeLorenzo on her book, “Teaching Music: The Urban Experience” (https://goo.gl/Ahf7Hq).– @ISPME The International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education is pleased to announce keynote speakers Michael Apple and Ruben Gaztambide-Fernandez for ISPME Symposium XII, to be held this June at Western University. – A Call for Responses […]

Newsletter (March 5, 2019)

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In this edition of the newsletter, you can find details about the International Fjord Summer School, the Disability Studies and Music Education Symposium, the Challenges in Music Education International Conference, and information on ISME 2019 regional conferences. There are also several position vacancies. Announcements– Now available for pre-order: Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an […]