Eighth International New Beethoven Research Conference

Call for Papers


October 30-31 2019, Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston MA




The Eighth International New Beethoven Research (NBR) conference will take place Wednesday, October 30, and Thursday morning, October 31 in Boston prior to the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society.

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers, groups of papers or lecture-recitals on any topic connected with Beethoven. Submissions from musicologists, theorists, performers, and other relevant disciplines are welcome.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be submitted to Erica Buurman, erica.buurman@sjsu.edu  by May 17, 2019. Please include a short biography (100 words) and indicate your A/V and piano requirements.

Program committee: Joanna Biermann (University of Alabama), Erica Buurman (Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, San Jose State University), William Kinderman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), David Levy (Wake Forest University), Julia Ronge (Beethoven-Haus, Bonn), William Meredith (emeritus director, Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies)

Check back here for more information closer to the conference date.