Newsletter (Jun 29, 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 […]

MayDay Group Actions for Change

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MayDay Group Actions for Change The Steering Committee of the MayDay Group denounces violence against Black individuals and communities and stands with those who seek justice through political action across the globe. Within this moment of global uprising against white supremacy and police brutality, we affirm that Black Lives Matter. Black communities have long struggled against violence and oppression-an […]

Newsletter (June 9, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share calls for proposals for the 13th International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education (ISPME), a special issue of the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education entitled Sankofa: African American Music Education, and the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Professional Development Conference. For those looking to attend the 2021 Mountain Lake Colloquium, […]

Newsletter (May 26, 2020)

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The Editorial and Production teams of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education are pleased to announce that ACT 19(1) is now online at http://act.maydaygroup.org/current-issue/. This issue features an historical document from MayDay Group co-founder Tom Regelski (first written in 1993). To read more about Tom Regelski and the MayDay Group, MDG members can check […]

ACT 19(1) Now Online

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The Editorial and Production teams of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education are pleased to announce that ACT 19(1) is now online. This regular issue of ACT features an historical document from Tom Regelski (first written in 1993), along with a diverse range of perspectives from authors Robert Gardiner, Robin Rolfhamre, Jody Stark, Sanna Kivijärvi & Lauri […]

Newsletter (May 5, 2020)

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This edition of the newsletter includes information about two upcoming virtual events: Music Teacher Education in the Age of COVID-19 and the Online Symposium on Eudaimonia and Music Learning. There are also several calls for proposals including the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, the Center for Music Education Research Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award, a Critical Studies in Improvisation special issue on […]

Announcement: 32nd MDG Colloquium postponed until 2021

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Due to the health implications and financial impact the COVID-19 virus has had on individuals and institutions, the steering committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the 32nd Colloquium of the MayDay Group. The joint conference with the 4th National Symposium on LGBTQ Studies and Music Education was scheduled to take place at the […]

Newsletter (April 17, 2020)

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We hope that you are all keeping well in spite of these extraordinary times. In this edition of the newsletter, you will find updates from ISME, MusCan, IASPM, Chorus America, and APME. The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is pleased to announce that AOSA online is now free for full-time students. Please also see below for calls for proposals for the Georgia Music Educators […]

Newsletter (March 16, 2020)

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In this edition of the newsletter, please find COVID-19 announcements for MayDay Group (MDG) Colloquium 32 (monitoring), International Society for Music Education (ISME) (monitoring) and Eudaimonia and Music Learning (online), as well as the World Music Pedagogy Course. The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for The Road Goes Ever On: Estelle Jorgensen’s Legacy in Music Education, edited by Randall Everett […]

Newsletter (February 20, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share a book announcement for Eudaimonia: Perspectives for Music Learning by MDG members Gareth Dylan Smith and Marissa Silverman. Congratulations! Registration is now open for the International Society for Music Education (ISME) world conference, and there is also information below on applying for travel grants. The committee for the 1st Queer Forum of the LGBTQ+ […]