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 […]

Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Antiracism

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Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Antiracism 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 […]

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 This issue features an historical document from MayDay Group co-founder Tom Regelski (first written in 1993).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 […]