Journal of the Society for American Music

Published by Cambridge University Press, JSAM was created as the Society's offical scholarly journal in 2007. This page contains information about recent journal contents, guidelines for prospective authors, publishers seeking reviews, as well as links to contents from American Music, the previous journal of the Society from 1983 to 2006.

JSAM cover Editor: Karen Ahlquist (2015-2017)

Assistant Editor:Victoria Clark (2015-2017)

Book Review Editor: Christina Baade (2014-2017)
Recording Review Editor:
Marta Robertson (2014-2016)
Multimedia Review Editor:
Trudi Wright (2014-2016)

Editorial Associate: Mark Davidson

Complete Editorial Board

Tables of Contents


Information for Authors


Information for Publishers

Book Reviews

In preparation for future issues of JSAM, publishers should send books for review directly to the Book Review Editor (address below). Books mailed to the SAM office will not be forwarded.

Christina Baade
Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
Togo Salmon Hall Room 329A
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M2

Recording Reviews

Recordings for review should be addressed to:

Marta Robertson
Sunderman Conservatory, Box 403
300 N. Washington
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Multimedia Reviews

In preparation for future issues of JSAM, multimedia items for review (including videos, DVDs, etc.) should be addressed to:

Trudi Wright
13453 Vine St.
Thornton, CO 80241

American Music

Previous American Music Tables of Contents. Please Note: as of Spring 2007 the official SAM journal is The Journal for the Society of American Music. This list of previous American Music issues is no longer being updated.