Jann Pasler

Jann Pasler, professor of music at UC San Diego and editor of AMS Studies in Music for OUP, has recently published Writing through Music: Essays on Music, Culture, and Politics  (Oxford University Press, 2007), Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France, (University of California Press, 2009)--the latter winning an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award (2010), and Saint-Saëns and his World (Princeton University Press, 2012).  In spring 2015, Editions Gallimard will publish a French version of Composing the Citizen. A new book, based on research since 1991 in France, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, and Vietnam, is in progress: Music, Race, and Colonialism in the French Empire, 1880s-1950s.