Dr. Weisbard’s Songbooks makes “Best Scholarly Books of 2021” list.

Dr. Eric Weisbard’s Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music was selected by the music critic Greil Marcus as one of the Best Scholarly Books of 2021 for the Chronicle of Higher Education. https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-best-scholarly-books-of-2021?cid=gen_sign_in#robin The Best Scholarly Books of 2021 Thinkers including K. Anthony Appiah, Priya Satia, and Greil Marcus pick their favorites. www.chronicle.com As Greil Marcus writes: I’m not altogether comfortable recommending Eric Weisbard’s Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music (Duke University Press), an account of books about […]

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Dr. Innis-Jimenez quoted in Financial Times on Labor and the Night Shift

Dr. Innis-Jimenez, a specialist in American labor history, comments in the Financial Times (London) on the return of the night shift. This development comes at a time of increasing consumer demand and labor shortages. The night shift is back as Americans work overtime to clear backlogs | Financial Times    

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Dr. Weisbard Publishes Article in Popular Music

Dr. Eric Weisbard published his article, “American Music Writing: An Unruly History,” in the journal Popular Music. In it, he explores the relationship among the terms “vernacular,” “sentimental,” and “literary” in writings about music from 1770 to the present. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/popular-music/article/american-music-writing-an-unruly-history/DAEE38C1D2D5F07D41E5CFE98288FC63 Thanks to the University of Alabama’s arrangement with Cambridge University Press, this article is permanently open access, meaning anybody who wants to can read it at any time.

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