Barbara Barnard Smith Student Paper Prize

The Barbara Barnard Smith Student Paper Prize is awarded on a yearly basis to recognize an outstanding student paper in the field of Chinese music, broadly defined, presented at the annual national Society for Ethnomusicology meeting. Review will be conducted by a rotating selection committee comprised of three members of the ACMR executive board or appointed by the ACMR president. Consideration for the Smith prize requires current ACMR membership; if you are not a current member of ACMR please renew or join when submitting your work.

The submitted paper should be identical to the presentation at the SEM, but should include additional bibliographic and discographic materials as appropriate. Prize winners will not be eligible to receive the award thereafter. The Barbara Barnard Smith Prize is accompanied by a $100 award. The winner will be notified by e-mail generally within three months of the ACMR meeting; an abstract of his/her paper will be included in the following ACMR Newsletter.

Email submissions and nominations to Chuen-Fung Wong (

Deadline for Smith Prize: April 1, 2016