Music Department


May 1, 2014

Senior Music Student, Allison Bohm's Research Recognized

Senior music business student, Allison Bohm received the IU Southeast Chancellor's Award for Creative Achievement - Undergraduate Level at the 2014 Student Conference. Allison won for her research project, "What's in a Name?: Or the Lack of Classification for Racist Music." According to Allison, the research "addresses the issue of classification for racist music materials in the Library of Congress classification schedule, a brief history of the genre 'Coon Songs,' and how I applied this research to my work with the William L. Simon Sheet Music Collection here at IU Southeast."

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