Special Events at the Society for Ethnomusicology 2016 Washington D.C. Conference

The SEM conference is almost here! Hopefully you remembered to register, found a hotel roommate to save you some green, and have already read the program book cover to cover out of excitement for this mid-semester vacation.

Since we all have to make up our minds about what events we plan to attend while in DC at the SEM conference, Jennie and Heather are here to make it easier for you! We’ve listed below a few events/meetings/panels we plan to attend as well as updates on a few events that have been sold out. We encourage you to go through the program and take advantage of as many opportunities as you can! More details on specific performances can be found here.

**Quick update: Thank you to those who have suggested more great things for us to see and participate in during SEM. We’ve added these suggestions (in purple).**

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2015 SEM Conference: Alice’s Tips

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Alice Rogers, and I am the outgoing secretary/treasurer of the SEM Student Union. I have been involved with the SEM Student Union for four years, starting when I attended my first national conference in New Orleans. Every year, I can’t help but get excited for the conference; I get to meet new people, learn about new trends and topics in ethnomusicology, and discuss important issues for our Society. Though I am still relatively new to the world of conference-going, I thought I would make a list of tips for first-time attendees.

Alice

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