Like many academics across the globe, SMR members are currently confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite the physical distance, we are doing our best to stay connected! We have now hosted a digital General Assembly, our Dissertation Writing Group forges on, and there is a virtual game night in the works (stay … Continue reading Message from SMR co-chairs
Last week, members of SMR met over sandwiches to discuss many recent and exciting developments pertaining to the future of the group. The General Assembly was well attended by both new and seasoned members, and all contributed great ideas to the conversation. Be on the lookout for big news coming soon!
On July 22, SMR member Elizabeth McLain will be participating in a panel at a university-wide discussion on the topic of disability inclusion at U-M. The event will take place between 12:00-1:45pm in the Rackham Auditorium. Details below. (Note in particular the live-stream link.) For more information and to RSVP, please visit the event page … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Disability Inclusion Panel–July 22
Hello, all! Welcome back! We are excited to begin our tenure as co-chairs for SMR for the 2018–19 academic year. Following a successful 2017–18 academic year, which included events such as our second graduate student conference, “Music and Borders,” we are eager to offer professional development activities and deepen support for our organization within and … Continue reading Welcome back, SMR Members!
This past academic year was a productive one for SMR members, not least of all for their publications. The below are a few of them (but see also our post on Vivian’s MTO article). Jessica Grimmer had a review of the book Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through … Continue reading SMR Publications, 2017–18
Next weekend, March 10–11, SMR will be hosting a graduate-student conference titled “Music and Borders” right here in Ann Arbor. We will attend the UMS performance of Company Wang Ramirez’s “Borderline” as a group; our keynote speaker, Dr. Alejandro L. Madrid of Cornell University, will give a talk titled “The Importance of Being from ‘The Other Side’: Music, … Continue reading Next Week: SMR Graduate Student Conference, Music & Borders