Jann Pasler, 2006–2007 | National Humanities Center

Jann Pasler (NHC Fellow, 2006–07)

Project Title

Music, Race, and Colonialism in Fin-de-siecle France

University of California, San Diego

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

Jann Pasler made final preparations for her book Writing through Music (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2008); worked extensively on a second book Music as Public Utility, volume 1 of Useful Music (University of California Press, forthcoming); and collected material for two case studies on music in colonial Hanoi and Algiers, 1871-1905, as part of her new book project Music, Race and Colonialism in Fin-de-siècle France. She also revised several articles including "Deconstructing d'Indy, or the Problem of a Composer's Reputation" for 19th-Century Music (vol. 30, no. 3, 2007); "Une nouvelle écoute de la Révolution au début de la Troisième République" in Melpomène: Musique, esthétique et société en France au XIXe siècle, edited by Damien Colas, Florence Gétreau, and Malou Haine (Mardaga, 2007); "Magnus Synnestvedt: Les goûts musicaux d'un intermédiaire culturel et ami de l'avant-garde parisienne, 1902-1908" in La France dans la musique nordique, edited by Jean Gribenski, Daniel Grimley, and Helena Tyrväinen (Mardaga, 2007); and "A Sociology of les Apaches: Sacred Battalion for Pelléas" in Berlioz and Debussy: Sources, Contexts and Legacies, edited by Barbara Kelly (Ashgate, 2007).