Music and Dramatic Arts Librarian, Scholars’ Collaborative Project Coordinator
Anna E. Kijas is Music & Dramatic Arts Librarian at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. Her academic training includes Master’s degrees in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, and Music with a concentration in Musicology from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Literature and Performance from Northeastern University. Her most recent publications include “Maria Szymanowska 1789-1831: A Bio-Bibliography” (2010) and entries for the revised editions of “Grove Dictionary of American Music” and “Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians”. In 2011, Anna was awarded the Music Library Association’s Walter Gerboth Award in support of her research about pianist and composer Teresa Carreño (1853-1917). Her main area of research includes reception of women musicians during the 19th through early 20th centuries. Currently, Anna is working on several forthcoming publications and a digital project, which will document Carreño’s performance career.
Digital humanities, scholarly communications, musicology, women and gender issues in music…
Scholars’ Collaborative: scholarscollab.uconn.edu