Previous Housewright Dissertation Awards

David Patterson, "Appraising the Catchwords, c. 1942-1959: John Cage's Asian- Derived Rhetoric and the Historic Reference of Black Mountain College" (1995)

Jennifer L. DeLapp, "Copland in the Fifties: Music and Ideology in the McCarthy Era" (1997)

David Ake, "Being Jazz: Identities and Images" (1998)

Amy C. Beal, "Patronage and Reception History of American Experimental Music in West Germany, 1945-1986" (1999)

Sandra J. Graham, "The Fisk Jubilee Singers and the Concert Spiritual: the Beginnings of an American Tradition" (2000)

Elyse Carter Vosen, "Seventh-Fire Children: Gender, Embodiment, and Musical Performances of Decolonization by Anishinaabe Youth" ( 2001)

Mark Clague, "Chicago Counterpoint: The Auditorium Theater Building and the Civic Imagination" (2002)

Mark J. Butler, "Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music" (2003)

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