FW: Call for Authors: SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology

David Boromisza-Habashi dbh at COLORADO.EDU
Fri Oct 10 03:04:53 UTC 2014

We are contacting you regarding a writing/publishing opportunity in the
upcoming reference work to be published in 2016: The SAGE Encyclopedia
of Ethnomusicology. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology will be an
A-to-Z perspective, documenting musical styles, genres and activities
and will examine musical practices in various cultures and subcultures,
locations (cultures bound by geography) and movements (political,
economic or other social forces).  The SAGE Encyclopedia of
Ethnomusicology will include approximately 800 articles organized A-Z
across the volumes in the following categories:

Behavioral and Social Contexts
Genres, Broad Categories
Genres, Forms
Genres, Style Types
Indigenous Music (By Region)
Movements (Organized actions of a group for political, economic, social
Music Cultures of the World (By country)
Musical Instruments (types, classifications, views and practices)
Practice in Ethnomusicology (Disciplinary practices, techniques,
Social Issues (Topics of investigation and analysis)
Social Structures Dispersed Across Geographic Locations
Theory and Method

Each 1,000 to 5,000-word article will include the name and affiliation
of the contributor in the byline entry. The General Editor reviewing
project submissions is Dr. Janet L. Sturman of the University of
Arizona. If you are interested in learning more about contributing to
this publication including receiving the complete list of articles,
article submission guidelines and a sample article for review, please
respond to ethnomusicology at golsonmedia.com and provide a copy of your
CV. We are currently making assignments with an article submission
deadline of December 1, 2014.

We hope you will consider joining us in the creation of this
encyclopedia. Contributing to this cutting-edge reference can also be a
notable publication addition to your CV/resume. In addition, SAGE
Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for
smaller articles up to a  free set of the printed product for
contributions totaling 10,000 words or more. Please note there are over
300 articles available at this time, included below is a partial listing
of articles available. If you see a topic that interests you or would
like additional details about the encyclopedia, please contact me at
ethnomusicology at golsonmedia.com and I will be happy to help you.

Partial list of articles available for assignment for the SAGE
Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology:
(Article title listed first, followed by recommended word count for the

Afghanistan: Contemporary performance practice-1,400

Afghanistan: Music in history, culture, and geography-1,400

Africa, Central (overview) -2,100

Africa, Southeast (overview) -2,900

Civil Rights -2,000

Class (social class divisions and musical experience, general theories
and specific examples) -1,200

El Salvador: Music in history, culture, and geography -1,200

Ethnicity, Music and -3,400

Ethnocentrism -1,500


Ethnography, musical (see also Fieldwork) -2,500

Ethnomusicology as Profession (role in academia and society) (see also

Ethnomusicology: Issues (overview, e.g., emic-etic continuum, beyond
area studies)-1,300


Germany: Music in history, culture, and geography-4,500

Globalization -1,400

Guinea, Republic of: (Guinea-Conkary): Music in history, culture, and

Guinea-Bissau: Contemporary performance practice-1,800

Guinea-Bissau: Music in history, culture, and geography-1,800

Indigenous Music (overview, definitions, comparative distinctions,
context wider than colonial)-3,000

Indigenous Rights -1,300

Indonesia: Contemporary performance practice-1,200

Indonesia: Music in history, culture, and geography -1,200

Language, Music and -3,000

Latin Music (overview, international commercial)-2,500

Linguistic analysis -3,400

Local Music (revalorization and revival) -1,400

Merengue -1,500

Migration -2,800

Minorities -2,000

Narrative (forms,practices,modes of delivery )-2,400

Occupational roles -1,500

Oral history -3,300

Rebellions -1,300


Roots Music -1,800

Shamanic (local and global)-1,500

Sierra Leone: Contemporary performance practice -1,500

Sierra Leone: Music in history, culture, and geography -1,400

Singing and Vocal Practices (overview)-4,200

Singing-Call and response -2,200

Singing-Lining out (psalm singing) -1,300

Spirituality (see also Religion)-1,500

Status (of musicians; music as means of marking) -1,600

Stereotype (responding to; confirming; rejecting) -1,400

Storytelling (epic, oral transmission, bards) -4,000

Textual studies -1,500

Trance (popular music phenomenon)-1,400

Trance (possession and altered states; in comparative musical practice
around the world) -3,700

Transcription (history; manual and automatic transcription; prescriptive
versus descriptive; relationship to notation) -2,400

Transculturation -1,600

Universals -2,200

Urbanization (Urbanism) -1,500

War (music in warfare, military music; global perspective) -3,700

Weddings , (marriages, in cross-cultural perspective -- also treated
under settings and contexts) -3,800

World beat -1,700

Thank you for your time and consideration. Please let me know if I can
provide any information.

Sonabai Kanhai
Author Manager
Golson Media
ethnomusicology at golsonmedia.com

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