Annie J. Randall
Professor of Music
214 Sigfried Weis Music Bldg
Ph.D. in Musicology with cognate in German Literature, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
M.M. in Composition, School of Music, DePaul University
B.A. in European History 1450-1750, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, and St. Clare's Hall, Oxford, England
Research interests: American protest music ca. 1830-1970; 1960s popular music; critical and cultural studies; Puccini's operas; "Goethe's" Weimar; gender in early 19th-century European art tradition.
Teaching: American music (rotating seminars and lecture courses); w. European art music core survey courses; Puccini's operas; gender in late 18th and early19th-c. German art music.
Annie J. Randall has published several journal articles and book chapters on late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century German music and is coauthor of the book Puccini and "The Girl," History and Reception of The Girl of the Golden West (University of Chicago Press, 2004). She is currently collaborating on a collection of essays, She's So Fine: Whiteness, Femininity, Adolescence, and Class in 1960s Music, edited by Laurie Stras, and has recently published the book and website Music, Power, and Politics (Routledge, 2005) http://www.musicpowerpolitics.com.
Randall is co-editor of the Music/Culture series at Wesleyan University Press, and serves as Vice-President of IASPM-US (International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States branch).