From: Edward Asmus <ed.asmus@MIAMI.EDU>
Date: February 7, 2007 9:39:09 AM CST
Subject: Call for Papers: Thompson Symposium for Masters Students
Reply-To: Music Researchers' Email Directory
CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTERS
THE THOMPSON SYMPOSIUM FOR MASTER'S DEGREE STUDENTS: RESEARCH IN
May 5, 2007
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Details and registration:
The Thompson Symposium is intended to provide a forum for master's
students to share their completed and in-progress research with
students and faculty. Dr. Janet Barrett, of Northwestern
be the keynote speaker. The symposium is named in honor of Keith P.
Thompson, a faculty member at Penn State since1974 and retired in
The symposium features a keynote speaker with follow-up small- and
large-group discussion; a poster session for research in-progress
as well as
research by faculty, doctoral students, undergraduate students, and
teachers; small group discussion with faculty on in-progress
small-group question and answer sessions for in-depth discussion on
completed master's project. A continental breakfast and lunch are
with the registration.
Call for Papers (master's students) and Posters (all researchers):
Guidelines for paper submissions:
Students who are currently enrolled in a master's degree program or
completed a master's degree within the last three years are invited to
submit projects from their master's work that reflect systematic
about a topic in music education. Submissions may be in the form of a
completed paper, or a summary/abstract of a research project (1-3
and should emphasize the transfer of the conclusions to the
music education, especially to the classroom or rehearsal setting.
in-progress at the time of submission will be considered with an
accompanying letter from the project advisor indicating completion
Research representing quantitative, qualitative, historical, or
philosophical methodologies is welcomed, as are literature reviews and
meta-analyses. Projects not selected will automatically be
the poster session.
An electronic submission should be an email with the subject heading
"Thompson Symposium Submission" and content indicating 1) the
institutional affiliation, address, phone number, and preferred email
address, 2) Title of the project and indicate if the project is in-
or complete, and 3) The name and email address of the advisor of the
project. The document should be sent in Microsoft Word as an
The author's name should not appear on the project submission itself
Three copies of the paper or project summary should be submitted.
sheet with the author's name, institutional affiliation, address,
number, e-mail, title of project, and advisor's name and email must
included. The author's name should not appear on the project itself.
Guidelines for poster submissions:
Any persons (undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree students,
teachers) who have completed research or research in-progress
music education are invited to submit an abstract to be reviewed
poster session. Procedures for submission, electronic or hard
be followed as outlined above, with the exception that the abstract
be approximately one page in length.
Submission deadline: All submissions must be postmarked
hard-copy) by March 12, 2007 to be considered. Notification
submission will be sent via email by April 2, 2007. Registration
is April 20, 2007.
All research project submissions and registration are to be sent to:
The Pennsylvania State University
School of Music
University Park, PA 16802-1901