Plenary conference, 24-26 June 2022

The Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI) in 2022 will take place on 24-26 June, hosted by the Department of Music, University College Cork. Proposals for papers are warmly invited in all areas of music, including composition, ethnomusicology, music theory and analysis, musicology, performance, popular music studies, music education, and sonic arts. Especially welcome are the participation of international colleagues, presenters from marginalised groups, and submissions from postgraduate students, early career researchers and music industry specialists.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty of international travel and the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in Ireland, this year’s plenary conference will be held online. The keynote address will be delivered by Shana L. Redmond, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Center for the Study of Ethnicity & Race, Columbia University.

Further updates about the conference will be posted here when available.

A call for papers has been issued, with a deadline of 11 March 2022 for the submission of proposals. Full details about the types of conference contributions that may be proposed are given on the proposal submission form that may be completed and submitted online.

The programme committee for the conference is:
Emily Gale (Conference Chair, UCC)
Alexander Khalil (UCC)
Michelle Finnerty (UCC)
John O’Flynn (DCU, SMI President)
Ann Marie Hanlon (Dundalk Institute of Technology)
Michael Puri (University of Virginia)