Professor Carol Oja Wins Society for American Music’s Irving Lowens Article Award

The Reischauer Institute congratulates Professor Carol Oja, William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard, who has recently been awarded the Irving Lowens Article Award by the Society for American Music for the article "Marian Anderson's 1953 Concert Tour of Japan: A Transnational History" (American Music, volume 37). The article was co-authored with Misako Ohta, Associate Professor at Kobe University, Makiko Kimoto, postdoctoral research fellow at Kobe University, and Katie A. Callam, Ph.D. candidate in historical musicology at Harvard University.

The Reischauer Institute supported the cross-cultural research, interpretation, and dissemination of the project, including a ten-day writing workshop organized by all co-authors.

The original article is available in English and in Japanese.