Anna Kijas

Anna Kijas is the Music and Dramatic Arts librarian and coordinator for the Scholars' Collaborative, for which she provides consultations and outreach services, as well as teaches and leads workshops and events in various areas of digital scholarship at the University of Connecticut. She received her master’s degrees in library and information science from Simmons College and in music with a concentration in musicology from Tufts University. Anna is interested in exploring and applying digital humanities tools or methods to research in music and history, and investigating platforms for open access research and publishing. Her main areas of research include music criticism and reception studies of women musicians during the 19th through early 20th centuries. Currently, Anna is working on several forthcoming publications about nineteenth-century musician Teresa Carreño, as well as a digital project, Documenting Teresa Carreño, which will document Carreño’s performance career through primary source materials. She serves on the editorial board of DiRT (Digital Research Tools), coordinator of the Digital Humanities Round Table (Music Library Association), and committee chair for the Walter Gerboth Award (Music Library Association).

Presentations

Digital Humanities in Music

September 18, 2014 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm