torture or censorship prolon- gation, Urline, or 5-line isorhythm modernity* (makes quotation marks with hands)
not unlikely or not impossible context jazz audience Dahlhaus
(louder, cooler paper with musical examples in next room plainly audible) body FREE SQUARE (reads footnote including publisher info) watermark
palimpsest mis-en-page hermeneutics* Wissenschaft genius
a question by any of (a) Taruskin, (b) Leofranc, or (c)Terrance Bailey provisional or work in progress anonymous motet film music
(makes quotation marks with hands) Harvard, Yale, or Princeton ref to election hermeneutics* motet
torture or censorship other member of panel obviously bored, asleep, or not paying attention (more than 20 second passage in a modern foreign language) exchange audio problem
(in my)* forthcoming blues FREE SQUARE name of any female composer patron or patronage*
fugue, passacaglia, or canon ♪♩♪ or other syncopated rhythm sung body masturbate* any word not normally pluralized: e.g. "Musics," "Americas," "Renaissances"
prolon- gation, Urline, or 5-line watermark problematic mere anything (more than 15 second passage in Latin or Greek)

Musicology Buzzword Bingo, 2008 Edition

(makes quotation marks with hands) McClary poetry modernity* name of any female composer
the New Musicology problematic ref to election analysis prolon- gation, Urline, or 5-line
other member of panel obviously bored, asleep, or not paying attention (has a powerpoint problem) FREE SQUARE a question by any of (a) Taruskin, (b) Leofranc, or (c)Terrance Bailey blues
pastoral(e) embodiment* opera (comique, seria or Gran' ol') liminal* (goes to piano)
ethno- musicology ontology or meaning* the Other problematize suspended
motet fugue, passacaglia, or canon context microfilm* audio problem
(more than 15 second passage in Latin or Greek) (makes quotation marks with hands) liminal* signify* any word not normally pluralized: e.g. "Musics," "Americas," "Renaissances"
suspension pastoral(e) FREE SQUARE body jazz
process mere anything embodiment* (goes to piano) problematic
hip-hop or rap ontology or meaning* a question by any of (a) Taruskin, (b) Leofranc, or (c)Terrance Bailey ref to election hermeneutics*
Rules: (1) You can play as many boards simultaneously as you want. (2) Each time a word (or gesture) is used, cross it off (it's more fun for later if you leave the under writing legible). (3) Any paper, or public AMS event (awards etc.) is fair game, or anything overheard spoken by someone you don't know. Lunches with friends, etc. are off limits. (4) The middle square is a free square. (5) The object is to get five in a row horizontally, vertically, or through one of the two main diagonals. (6) To win, you must say bingo at least loudly enough for people nearby to notice; record the time that you won at. (You may of course choose to wait until the end of the paper to say this, but someone might beat you by then). (7) Post your winning bingo board on the AMS annoucement board with your initials or a pseudonym, for all to see. Two comments: (1) Words marked with a * don't have to be used exactly. For instance 'liminal*' can be satisfied by 'liminality', 'liminalness', 'liminalousity', 'neo-pseudo-liminalitude' etc. (2) Yup, to get that one last word such as 'motet' or 'blues' you might actually have to go to a paper on a topic outside your normal comfort zone. Maybe this bingo game will do some good for musicology -- MSC