The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest chapter will be held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA, on 18-19 April 2015. The program committee, chaired by Dr. Gwynne Brown, invites submission of abstracts of up to 500 words for 20-minute papers and 30-minute lecture recitals. Abstracts may be sent by e-mail (preferably as a Word, RTF, or PDF attachment), WITH "ABSTRACT" IN THE SUBJECT HEADING, to; or by postal mail to:

Dr. Gwynne Brown, Program Chair
University of Puget Sound
1500 North Warner Street, #1076
Tacoma, WA 98416-1076

Submissions must be received by FRIDAY, 30 JANUARY 2015. Whether you are faculty, a student, or an independent scholar, please consider sharing your best work with us! Please note that there will be a prize for best student paper presented at the Annual Meeting. In addition, the Chapter is pleased to offer a $150 travel subsidy to one student presenter attending an institution within the Chapter's geographical boundaries (excluding the host and local institutions in Seattle/Tacoma). If you would like to be considered for this travel subsidy, please indicate your interest when you submit your abstract. The Program Committee shall award the subsidy to the student submitting the strongest abstract.

Further details on local arrangements will be to follow.


The annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the AMS took place on 29-30 March 2014, at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia. Click HERE for the program.

The Best Student Paper prize is awarded to Caitlyn Triebel (University of Alberta), for her paper, "Twenty-four Tone Rows? A Study of Influence and Invention of Serial Technique in Pierre Mercure’s Tétrachromie (1963)." In addition, the Program Committee has granted a $150 travel subsidy to Virginia Maria Acuña, for the abstract for her paper, "Expectation and Experimentation in the Zarzuela Apolo y Dafne (c. 1699)."

Minutes of the 2014 annual Business Meeting may be found here.


2014: University of Victoria

2013: University of Oregon

2012: University of Alberta

2011: Western Washington University

2010: University of Calgary

2009: Eastern Washington University

2008: University of British Columbia

2007: University of Puget Sound

2006: University of Lethbridge

2005: Reed College

2004: University of Victoria

2003: University of Washington

2002: University of Oregon

2001: University of Calgary

2000: Western Washington University

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