Music and White Supremacy

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Why Ethnomusicology Needs Classical Music, and Vice Versa When the news broke on Monday that hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar had won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in music for his album┬áDAMN., many music-watchers expected a substantial blowback from the classical music establishment. After all, Kendrick is the first ever recipient of the award who is […]


Against the Honor Code

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In my first-year writing course, we were recently having a discussion about plagiarism and citations. My students easily grasped the concept of citations as a way of giving credit to other authors whose ideas they are quoting or paraphrasing. (They were less clear on the notion of citations as a way of pointing to an […]