Alisha Lola Jones
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Office: 508 N. Fess Rm. 205
Phone: (812) 855-0387
E-mail: jonesall indiana.edu
- Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2014
- Certificate, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 2007
- M.Div. Yale Divinity School, 2007
- B.M. Oberlin Conservatory, 2003
- Music and religion in the African diaspora; men's studies; gender and sexuality; identity; music industry; popular music; food studies; violence; voice studies
Courses Recently Taught
- World Music and Culture
- Music and Mysticism
- Introduction to World Music
- Introduction to Western Art Music
- "Pole Dancing for Jesus: Negotiating Masculinity and Sexual Ambiguity Gospel Performance." Chapter contribution to the edited volume, Esotericism in the African Religious Experience: There is a Mystery, edited by STephen Finley, MArgarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr. London: Brill, 2014.
- "'Playin' Church': Questioning Authenticity in Black Gendered Gospel Performance." Readings in African Worship, Vol. 2. Edited by James Abbington. Chicago: GIA Publication, 2014.
- The bibliographies of "Jennifer Holiday" and "Charles Stith," The African American National Biography, Henry Louis Gates, Jr and Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham. Editors. London: Oxford University Press, 2007.