SEMSEC (Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter) is a member chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) was founded in 1955 to promote the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural contexts. SEM is multidisciplinary in concept and worldwide in scope. Members of the Society for Ethnomusicology are scholars, students, performers, publishers, museum specialists, and librarians from numerous disciplines. 

SEMSEC was founded in 1981. Currently it includes the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina, plus all the countries in the Caribbean basin.

Recent Announcements

  • 2016 SEMSEC Conference Travel Information All information regarding travel can be found at the following linkhttps://sites.google.com/site/semsecmusic/current-conference/travel-accommodations
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 1:54 PM by Sarah Holder
  • 2016 SEMSEC Conference Registration Now Available Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Meeting of The Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) to be held March 4-6, 2016 at the Southern Academy ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 1:44 PM by Sarah Holder
  • 2015 SEMSEC Program Booklet Posted Please find the complete program booklet for the 2015 SEMSEC regional conference posted in the Current Conference page.
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 5:39 AM by Corey Blake
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Last updated October 26, 2013.