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Anna Schultz

Anna Schultz

Associate Professor
Associate Professor (Ethnomusicology)
Ph.D., University of Illinois (Ethnomusicology)
M.A., University of Chicago (Social Science)
B.A., Beloit College (Music and Anthropology)

About

Anna Schultz is Associate Professor of Music at Stanford University. Her first book, Singing a Hindu Nation, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013, and her second book, Songs of Translation: Bene Israel Gender and Textual Orality, is also under contract with OUP. Dr. Schultz’s research has been supported by fellowships from Fulbright-Hays, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Association of University Women, the Hellman Foundation, the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, the University of Illinois, and Stanford University. Her articles and book chapters are on Indian Jewish music and cultural translation, Indian devotional music during the Cold War, the regional performance of Hindu nationalism, style and patronage in Marathi kirtan, the aesthetics of suffering in the Indo-Caribbean diaspora, mobile recording technology in ethnomusicological research, and nostalgia and forgetting in bluegrass/country music.