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Summer News Circular is here!

Highlights include information about voting on the proposed new Bylaws, photos from the 2024 Annual Meeting in Toronto, the CfP for the Virtual Annual Meeting, and much more! Summer News Circular

Confrontando barreras de género en el siglo XIX español: literatas, filántropas, solteronas

El miércoles 31 de mayo, tendrá lugar el segundo Coloquio del Hispanismo: “Confrontando barreras de género en el siglo XIX español: literatas, filántropas, solteronas”. Intervendrán nuestras colegas Catherine Jaffe (Texas State University), Gabrielle Miller (Baylor University) y Ana Rueda (University of Kentucky). El coloquio empieza a las 20 horas (horario de Europa Central). Pueden acceder a él mediante el siguiente enlace: Join Zoom Meeting ID: 825 3317 1684Passcode: 421831 

Elections Results

Thank you to everyone who voted! The results are: ·      President: Lisa A. Freeman (2023-2024) ·      First Vice President: Paola Bertucci (2023-2024) ·      Second Vice President: Misty Anderson (2023-2024) ·      At Large Seat 1: Barbara Abrams (2023-2026) ·      At Large Seat 2: Karen Stolley (2023-2026) Please see the Elections page for more information.

ASECS 2023 Election Reminder

ASECS 2023 Election Reminder: The deadline to vote for Executive Board members is Tuesday, May 23, 11:59pm ET. Thank you so much to everyone who has already voted! If you haven’t yet voted, you can find information about the elections, including candidate statements and the voting link, on our (new!) website: ASECS Election Information. 

ASECS 2023 Elections May 9-23

Voting for the delayed Executive Board elections will be held May 9-23, 2023.  Use this link to log in, using your member credentials: 2023 ASECS Elections. You can retrieve your log in information or reset your password by logging in to your profile here: ASECS Membership. Note that only members in good standing (i.e. membership dues are up to date) may vote. 

ECCO to re-OCR 1M pages

Gale-Cengage will re-OCR around a million pages of ECCO to improve pages that are either: particularly poor; particularly commonly used; works by women or minority authors. This should significantly improve the experience for any researcher that uses ECCO. See this blog for more information: Optical Character Recognition Improvement. Other inquiries can be sent to

SAM Detroit 2024 Call for Papers

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The Society for American Music invites proposals for (a) individual papers, (b) organized panels of 2–4 papers, (c) lecture-recitals, (d) alternative-format sessions, (e) scholarly posters, and (f) interest groups for its 50th Annual Conference in Detroit, Michigan to be held March 20-24, 2024. Proposals due 11:59 pm PDT on June 1, 2023. More information here.