Shana Goldin-Perschbacher

Program: CCS (Critical & Comparative Studies)

Term Graduated: Spring 2008

Dissertation: "Sexuality, Listening, and Intimacy: Gender Transgression in Popular Music, 1993-2008"

Placement: Assistant Professor of Music History, Boyer College of Music & Dance at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)

Previous Placement: Lecturer/Queer Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Bio Information:

Shana Goldin-Perschbacher is Assistant Professor of Music History at Temple University where she specializes in interdisciplinary popular music studies. She has published in Popular Music, Women and Music, The Grove Dictionary of American Music, Oh Boy!: Masculinities and Popular Music, the Journal for the Society for American Music, and the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Queerness and Music. She has presented at conferences including the American Musicological Society, the Society for Ethnomusicology, the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, the Experience Music Project, the American Studies Association, and Feminist Theory and Music.  Her current research examines transgender and queer performances of Americana through the lens of queer sincerity.

Shana was the first queer studies postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, the postdoctoral fellow in music in the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities at Stanford, and a lecturer in LGBT Studies at Yale University. She graduated from the first class of Ph.D. students in Critical and Comparative Studies in Music at UVA where her dissertation was supported by an American Association of University Women fellowship.



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