CFP (conf): The Ninth International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education


International Society for Philosophy of Music Education
The Ninth International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education

June 5-9 2013

Submission deadline: October 1, 2012

Submissions are invited for the Ninth International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education in New York City at Teachers College Columbia University, June 5-9 2013. This symposium will bring together a diverse array of international philosophers, scholars, teachers, teacher educators, and performers interested in engaging in philosophical research concerning music education. The symposium seeks to encourage and stimulate discussion on a wide range of topics relating to the philosophy of music education from international and interdisciplinary perspectives.

We are very pleased to announce that Estelle Jorgensen will be our featured keynote speaker.  Jorgensen is founder and editor of Philosophy of Music Education Review, general editor for the Counterpoints: Music and Education series at Indiana University Press, founder of the Philosophy Special Research Interest Group for the US National Association of Music Education (NAfME) and co-founder of the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education.

(Stay tuned for other speakers to be announced in the coming months.)

Papers must be in English, not exceeding 6000 words, and formatted using Microsoft Word. An abstract of no more than 250 words must accompany the text. Authors will certify that their papers have not been published elsewhere and are not under review for other conferences or publications.  All submissions will be blind peer-reviewed by a panel of international scholars.

The deadline for submission is October 1st 2012. Late papers will not be accepted. Paper submissions should be sent to Cathy Benedict, co-conference chair, at the following email address:
Invited speakers will be expected to give a shortened version of their paper within a strict 30-minute timeframe.  Individuals who wish to serve as respondents should contact Cathy Benedict through email expressing their willingness to respond no later than October 1st, 2012. Responses will be ten minutes in length in order to leave time for dialogue and interaction among Symposium participants.

At the conclusion of the Symposium, presenters and respondents will be invited to submit their papers for consideration for publication in the Philosophy of Music Education Review (PMER). For submission guidelines for the PMER and sample articles, go to http://iupiournals.orq/pmer/ .

Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the conference in New York City

More information about the International Society for Philosophy of Music
Education (ISPME) and submission procedures can be found at:

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