2018 IASPM-US Call for Nominations

by Jarek Ervin on November 29, 2017

The US branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music is seeking applications for the following positions:

  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Open Seat, Executive Board
  • Open Seat, Executive Board
  • Student Seat, Executive Board

The committee is accepting self-nominations as well as recommendations of fitting nominees that we should approach to apply. For descriptions of specific duties for each position, please consult the IASPM-US by-laws. Also note: People elected to positions in the organization are expected to attend the IASPM-US conferences that lie within their terms, beginning with the 2018 conference (March 8—11). Let us know if this presents a financial hardship—we may be able to help. A list of past and present executive committee members can be found on the IASPM-US website.

To apply for one of the positions on the Executive Committee please submit the following materials to Eric Weisbard by December 12, 2017:

  1. Statement of Interest: a 500-word biography detailing your interest and experience with IASPM-US. Indicate specifically what you hope to bring to the organization, and how your experiences in the field of popular music studies will shape your leadership position on the executive committee.
  2. Curriculum Vitae

Attachments should be sent as separate files, using the following format (lastname_IASPM_Statement.doc, or lastname_IASPM_CV.doc). Please e-mail questions to the IASPM-US 2018 Nominations Committee via Eric Weisbard.

We look forward to reading your applications!

IASPM-US 2018 Nominations Committee

Eric Weisbard, Committee Chair
Associate Professor
University of Alabama
American Studies

Robert Fink
Department of Musicology

Anthony Kwame Harrison
Associate Professor
Virginia Tech

Heather MacLachlan
Associate Professor
University of Dayton

Tiffany Naiman
Thinking Matters Fellow
Stanford University

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