The recently launched SIG Decolonising and Indigenising Music Education has issued a call for chapters for what they hope will be the first of many books they will produce. Titled Decolonising and Indigenising Music Education: Global Perspectives it will be co-edited by the four members of the SIG, advised by the Indigenous Steering Committee. The call for chapters is below and closes on 10 December 2020.
This collection will acknowledge that musical practices originate in diverse settings and are shaped by culturally and racially specific worldviews, knowledge systems, and socio-political contexts. Scholarship investigating the challenges of decolonising and Indigenising music education research using Indigenous frameworks, methodologies, and methods is emerging but still sparse (Dolloff, 2020; Kallio, 2019; Prest & Goble, forthcoming). The relationships between the politics of land, the cultural practices emanating from the First Nations on that land, and music education have yet to be sufficiently theorised. This edited volume will help fill these gaps and in doing so erode the pervasive messages that dismiss difference and identity formation as essentialising, and that promote a universalist approach to racism, inequality, and exclusion.
The call for papers includes the anticipated timelines for production.