CALL FOR PAPERS

SASRIM 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, NELSON MANDELA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, PORT ELIZABETH, 22-25 SEPTEMBER 2021

CFP DEADLINE: 1 MAY 2021 

INVITATION AND CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) invites contributions for its 2021 congress, hosted by the Nelson Mandela University Department of Music.

SASRIM encourages the submission of a wide variety of proposals, including those that explore alternative formats, disciplinary intersections, and the convergences and divergences between performance and/as research.

All proposals will be assessed individually, without privileging particular subjects or methodologies.

The society extends a special invitation to undergraduate and postgraduate students to submit proposals. Depending on the availability of funding, students whose proposals are accepted may apply to SASRIM for financial support towards travel and accommodation.

SASRIM invites proposals in a wide range of formats that can either be presented in person or during online sessions. These include:

  • papers (20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion)
  • lecture-demonstrations (45 minutes presentation + 15 minutes discussion)
  • panels (45 minutes presentation + 15 minutes discussion)
  • performances and/or demonstrations (20 – 45 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion)
  • workshops
  • exhibitions, film screenings and poster presentations

All proposals must be submitted as a word document and should include:

  • an abstract with title (not exceeding 300 words)
  • biographical note (not exceeding 50 words), e-mail address and phone number of presenter(s)
  • audio-visual or display requirements
  • preference for presenting in-person or online
  • any additional requirements (instruments, equipment etc.)

    Proposals for panel discussions, performances, demonstrations, workshops and film screenings must include:

    • a title, description of individual contributions and overarching theme[s] (450 words)
    • proposed duration in the case of workshops, film screenings and panels
    • biographical information, institutional affiliation and contact details for all participants
    • audio-visual or display requirements
    • any additional requirements (instruments, equipment etc).

      Please read through the above requirements carefully. Proposals not adhering to these requirements will not be considered.

      Proposals must be submitted to abstracts@sasrim.ac.za no later than 1 May 2021. The programme committee expects to contact all applicants with a final decision by 31 May 2021.

      Programme Committee: Lizabé Lambrechts (convenor), Carina Venter, Lindelwa Dalamba, Michael Okantah.

      Please see Guidelines for Writing Conference Paper Proposals.