Women and Music

Women and Music

Edited by Lisa Barg, Kimberly White, and Vanessa Blais-Tremblay

ISSN 1090-7505

eISSN 1553-0612

Purchasing options

Muse Logo

About

Women and Music is an annual journal of scholarship about women, music, and culture. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines and approaches, this refereed journal seeks to further the understanding of the relationships among gender, music, and culture, with special attention being given to the concerns of women.

Table Of Contents

Volume 24 (2020)
Contents


“LISTEN: 2018”
Melissa Dunphy

Composing a Symphonist: Florence Price and the Hand of Black Women’s Fellowship
Samantha Ege

Almost Completely Lucid
Kristina Warren

“Maple Leaf Rag” in Maple Leaf Country: Impressing Jazz upon Vera Guilaroff
Vanessa Blais-Tremblay

To my daughter
Jinhee Han

Guerreira Tactics: Women Warriors’ Sonic Practices of Refusal in Capoeira Angola
Esther Viola Kurtz

Listen
Eliorah Goodman

Where Lineage Fails: Reorienting Diasporic Memory in Israel
Tamar Sella

“St Paul’s Benediction”
Olivia Sparkhall

Feeling the Feminine, Forming the Masculine: Amateur Male Musicians and the Flute Sonatas of Anna Bon di Venezia (1738–?)
Kimary Fick

Elfrida Andrée: Andante cantabile from Fyra pianostycken (1881)
Jonathan Spatola-Knoll

Queer Intimacy: Vocality in Jesus Christ Superstar
Larissa A. Irizarry

“Reading,” from Bedroom Performances
Jue Wang

Reviews
Women and Music in Sixteenth-Century Ferrara, by Laurie Stras
Holly Roberts

Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement, by Naomi André
Gwynne Kuhner Brown

The Race of Sound: Listening, Timbre & Vocality in African American Music, by Nina Sun Eidsheim
Alex C. Valin

Submissions & Book Reviews

Women & Music is particularly interested in work that provides a critical perspective on music and sound, and in work that considers the role of gender, sexuality, race, citizenship, class, or other cultural and social factors in the production, circulation or consumption of music. 
 
The journal welcomes stand-alone academic articles, as well as shorter, thematically-linked pieces, poetry, original artwork, and short scores or musical extracts that have not been previously published. Stand-alone articles are typically 6,000-10,000 words; longer pieces may be considered in consultation with the editor. Shorter articles are typically grouped together in some way. Queries and submissions should be sent to WAM's editorial collective (Drs. Lisa Barg, Kimberly White, and Vanessa Blais-Tremblay) at WAMjournal@gmail.com. Submissions should include text, footnotes or endnotes that are formatted in accordance with the most recent issue of the Chicago Manual of Style, an abstract, and any relevant figures, examples, or illustrations.
 
Score submissions should be no more than five pages long, and formatted to fit the 7 ¼” x 4 ¼” printed area of the journal’s pages. Musical contributions should be written by female-identified composers or address issues of gender or sexuality in some form.

Books for review should be sent to the Book Review Editor, Laura Risk, University of Toronto Scarborough, Arts and Administration Bldg., Rm. AA301, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4. Email: laura.risk@utoronto.ca
 

Editorial Board

Founding Board of Advisors 
Marcia Citron, Rice University 
Annegret Fauser, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
Eve R. Meyer, Editor, IAWM Journal 
Jann Pasler, University of California, San Diego 
Catherine Parsons Smith, University of Nevada, Reno 
Judy Tsou, University of Washington 

Editorial Board 
Marié Abe, Boston University 
Andrea F. Bohlman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
William Cheng, Dartmouth College 
Amy Cimini, UC San Diego 
Suzanne G. Cusick, New York University 
Emily I. Dolan, Brown University 
Kimberly Francis, University of Guelf 
Monica Hershberger, State University of New York, Geneseo 
Alisha Lola Jones, Indiana University 
Sidra Lawrence, Bowling Green State University 
Maureen Mahon, New York University 
Andrea Moore, Smith College 
Matthew D. Morrison, New York University 
Stephan Pennington, Tufts University 
Tes Slominski, Independent Scholar 
Yun Emily Wang, Columbia University 
Deborah Wong, University of California, Riverside 

Editor in Chief 
Emily Wilbourne 

Managing Editor 
Ana Beatriz Mujica Lafuente 

Book Review Editor 
Tes Slominski 

Music Editor 
Clara Hunter Latham 

Founding Editor 
Catherine J. Pickar 

Editor Emerita 
Suzanne G. Cusick 

Announcements

Single Article Sales
Single articles from Women and Music are now available for purchase through Project MUSE.

Sponsoring Society

Resources

Reading List: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

This reading list is full of academic articles for both instructors & students seeking peer-reviewed materials on Rape Culture, Sexual Help, Models of Resistance, and other areas of study.

Reading List: Migration

This list of peer-reviewed materials features articles on many topics spanning Globalization, Genocide, Religion, Diaspora Communities, and other aspects on the topic of Migration.

Useful Links

Recommend This Journal

Recommend this Journal to Your Library

Libraries face a dilemma: the number of books, journals, and other information resources available to offer to their patrons is growing faster than their acquisitions budgets. Decisions about which new materials to add in a given year are influenced by a number of factors, not the least of which are whether they are aware of the existence of a resource and the value that resource would bring to those who rely on the library. Librarians often appreciate the input of users in gathering the information they need to make those evaluations. There is no one right way to share information about a particular journal with a library. Some institutions have formal procedures for submitting acquisition requests, others rely on regular communication between subject area librarians and the departments they serve, and some have no specifically defined method. You are in the best position to determine the most appropriate method for approaching your library with a request for the addition of a journal to its collection. However, we have developed a library recommendation form as one tool you can use to provide your library with relevant information. The form contains basic information about the journal: a description, its print and electronic ISSNs, frequency of publication, pricing, print and electronic options, and ordering information. It also includes a few questions for you to complete that address your evaluation of the journal's value. If you choose to use the form, fill it out then send it to the appropriate individual at your library. Do not return it to the University of Nebraska Press.

Single Issues

View All Issues