Roll Over, Tchaikovsky! Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality by Stephen Amico has been awarded the Marcia Herndon Prize by the Gender and Sexualities Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
The award, established by SEM in honor of Marcia Herndon, was “created to honor exceptional ethnomusicological work in gender and sexuality including, but not limited to, works that focus upon lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited, homosexual, transgendered and multiple gender issues and communities. The winning submission will exemplify the highest qualities of originality, interpretation, theory, and communication.”
The author and book will be recognized for the award at SEM’s annual convention in Austin, Texas, December 3-6.