David Sanjek Update

by Jarek Ervin on February 17, 2017

Deadline extended for submissions for the David Sanjek Graduate Student Paper Prize. Please send your submissions to 2017sanjekprize@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 19th. Further details can be found in the original call for papers below.

The committee for the David Sanjek Graduate Student Paper Prize of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music – US Branch (IASPM-US) invites graduate students who will be presenting at the 2017 IASPM-US conference to submit their papers for consideration.

Eligibility: Any student who presents, in person, a formal paper at the 2017 meeting is eligible for the prize. A student shall be defined as a person pursuing an active course of studies in a degree program. This includes persons who are engaged in writing the doctoral dissertation but not those who are teaching full-time while doing so. Student applicants must be members of IASPM-US.

Application Process: To apply for the prize, candidates must electronically submit a copy of their paper to 2017sanjekprize@gmail.com along with a brief bio (75 words) and copy of their conference registration receipt. Paper submissions should be in Word or pdf format. The paper deposited is to be the version that is read at the conference and may not exceed twelve double-spaced pages (roughly 3,900 words).

The winner will be announced at the general business meeting at the annual conference. The award includes a prize of $500.

Please feel free to email the chair of the committee, Monique Bourdage (monique.bourdage@finlandia.edu), if you have any questions.

Committee: Monique Bourdage, Kate Galloway, Eric Hung

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