45th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia 2022

1-3 December 2022, Online

CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE EXTENDED
PROPOSALS NOW DUE – MONDAY 30 MAY

We warmly invite proposals for papers, presentations, panels and themed sessions on any topic of music research for our 2022 conference.

When: 1–3 December 2022
Where: online
Host: MSA National Executive
Conference Organising Committee: Michael Hooper, Liz Kertesz, Fred Kiernan, Andrew Callaghan
Program Committee: Liz Kertesz (chair), Helen English, John Gabriel, Michael Hooper, Fred Kiernan, Simon Perry, Jason Stoessel, Cecilia Sun, Tsan-Huang Tsai
Conference Organisers: Liz Kertesz, Andrew Callaghan (email msaconf2022@gmail.com)
Conference website: https://msa.org.au/conferences/45th-msa-conference-melbourne-2022/
Deadline for Proposals: Monday 30 May
Proposal Outcome: Friday 1 July

The 2022 MSA conference will be held online and welcomes papers on any topic of music research.
We note that it will take place concurrently with the 1st Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Indigenous Music and Dance and the 21st NRPIPA Symposium on Indigenous Music and Dance (see Call for Papers). It also coincides with the International Day of People with Disabilities on 3 December 2022.
All presenters must be current financial members of the MSA at the time of registering for the conference (https://msa.org.au/).  
Updated information (including details of keynote speakers) will be provided on the conference website as it becomes available.

SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL

After considering the following information, please email your proposal (as an attached MSWord file) with the subject heading ‘MSA Conference Proposal,’ to Liz Kertesz at msaconf2022@gmail.com by Monday 30 May.

PRESENTATION FORMATS

FORMAL CONFERENCE PAPERS: 20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions and discussion
LECTURE RECITALS/DEMONSTRATIONS: 20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions and discussion
PANELS (up to 4 participants): 90 minutes
THEMED SESSIONS (up to 4 participants): 120 minutes

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Proposals for individual presentations should include the following:

  • paper title,
  • abstract of no more than 250 words,
  • name of the presenter,
  • a short biography of less than 100 words,
  • four keywords,
  • institutional affiliation if applicable.
  • Panels & themed sessions: please provide the information listed above for each presenter PLUS  title and abstract/s for panel/session as a whole. Panel proposals should include a plan for how the 90 minutes will be used.

DONATIONS

As we have no host institution for our conference this year, we would be grateful if you would consider making a donation to the MSA via https://msa.org.au/donate/

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