North African Ethnomusicology: Seeking Essays For Book
Call for Papers Date:
Currently seeking previously unpublished essays for new book on the musical cultures, modern/historical musical traditions, and instrumentation for the countries of: Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Chad, Niger, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Egypt. Open to students, ethnomusicologists, historians, anthropologists, sociologists, and Africanists with an expertise in Saharan ethnomusicology. Book will also include instrument glossary and notable recordings (CDs/LPs) by country.
Please send essays on ANY aspect of musical traditions of this region. They may be on a specific artist, musical genre, instrument, or include performance, aesthetics, modernity, diaspora, media, or folklore elements. They may be written from individual field research, a dissertation/thesis, college paper, journal-caliber articles, or written especially for this book. Remember, the papers should be UNPUBLISHED and currently NOT being considered for publishing elsewhere.
No deadline for submissions, but I would consider papers through 2009. No honoraria at this time. No page limits. Send articles by email in Word or pdf formats only.
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