News 2005-2009

News 2005-2009: (US) 39th Annual AMIS Meeting (May 26-29/2010)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 30, 2009

39th Annual
AMIS Meeting
Library of Congress
Washington, DC
May 26 to 29, 2010

“The Library of Congress will host the 39th annual meeting of the American Musical Instrument Society from May 26 to May 29, 2010.

The program committee for the meeting (Janet K. Page [chair], Carolyn Bryant, Albert R. Rice, and Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford [ex-officio]) welcomes proposals for papers, lecture-demonstrations, performances, and panel discussions on topics relating to the history, design, use, care, and acoustics of musical instruments from all cultures and time periods. Proposals concerning the Library of Congress and material from its collections are especially encouraged. Individual presentations should typically be limited to 20 minutes (followed by time for questions and discussion), but requests for longer presentations will be considered. Proposals (up to 250 words) will be accepted until November 15, 2009. ”

Visit the AMIS site for more details as well as details on student travel grants.