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Guide to BIPOC musicians and related literature

This guide supports research on the musical traditions and scholarship of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) individuals and groups.

Recent Scholarship

A curated list of articles, dissertations and theses, and books related to BIPOC music from the last five years. This list serves as a starting point to showcase the broad research related to this field. Sorted alphabetically by author last name. To find additional resources you can search ProQuest or LibrarySearch. Keep in mind, when searching for sources on BIPOC musicians and musical traditions, it may be useful to keep in mind some of the common subject headings used by UTL for different groups and individuals. For more tips on searching check out our Search Tips. 

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Theses and Dissertations