North American British Music Studies Association

Phyllis Weliver on BBC Radio 3

From March 2nd to 6th, the Essay program on BBC Radio 3 will air a series on Unsung Heroines of Classical Music, and on 8 March the entire day has an exciting full day of women’s music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2015/international-womens-day-r3

As part of this celebration of International Women’s Day, NABMSA member Phyllis Weliver will be presenting a 15-minute essay, “Classical Music’s Unsung Heroines: Mary Gladstone”, on BBC Radio 3 at 10:45 Greenwich Mean Time/5:45 Eastern Time on Thursday, March 5, 2015.  Listen live (or later as a podcast):  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006x3hl

Newton International Fellowships

The British Academy have just announced the new round of Newton International Fellowships – around 40 Fellowships aim to attract the most promising early-career post-doctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of the natural sciences, physical sciences, medical sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The Fellowships enable researchers to work for two years at a UK research institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations – for full details please see http://www.newtonfellowships.