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Faculty Fellow

Anna Schultz

Associate Professor of Music and the Humanities; Director of Professional Development University of Chicago


The core issue animating her research in India and beyond is music’s power to activate profound religious experiences that in turn shape other identities. I thus explore nationalism in Western Indian Hindu temple performance, gendered translation in Indian Jewish song, diasporic longing in Indo-Caribbean American Hinduism, and rural-urban collisions in the devotional songs of an Indian classical singer. More recently, she has begun turning my attention toward issues of race and migration in American popular musics.

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Interwoven: Sonic and Visual Histories of the Indian Ocean World

2017 – 2021