Articles and Essays

“And Word Betrayed Flesh: Dancing Opera, Defending Weakness, Dreaming Unknowing.” Based on a Presentation at the conference “The Agon of Opera and Dance.” Forthcoming.

“‘I Am Not Making This Up’—Part 3: Days, Numbered.”  Open Space Magazine, Fall 2013/Winter 2014.

“In Search of Silence.”  Open Space Magazine, Fall 2008.

“‘I Am Not Making This Up!’—Part 2: ‘No, thanks, I’ll just listen,’ Or, a Reception of Sorts (with a couple of lies, some— boundary—issues, and a little too much information).” Open Space Magazine 8/9, Fall 2006/Winter 2007.

“’As if they didn’t hear the music,’ Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Mickey Mouse.”  Opera Quarterly, 2006 22 (1): 65-89

“Save You’re Money [sic], Spend Your Art: Cultivating Imaginative Space on Campus.”   Invited Essay, The Creative Campus, American Assembly, February 2004.

“’I Am Not Making This Up!’—Part 1: A Gender Identity Remix in the Form of Some Appropriations, Avowals, Denials, and Inquiries (Or, On Second Thought, a Palimpsest or Two).”  Open Space Magazine, Fall 2004.

“Music Drama on the Concert Stage: Voice, Character and Performance in Judith Weir’s ‘The Consolations of Scholarship,'” Cambridge Opera Journal, vol. 12, no. 1 (March 2000): 55-79.

“Making Mischief in the Melting Pot: The Eclectic Music of Don Byron,” in Akin Euba and Cynthia Tse Kimberlin, eds., Intercultural Music 3 (Point Richmond, CA: MRI Press, 2001).

“Difference or Silence? Women Composers Between Scylla and Charybdis,” Indiana Theory Review 17, no. 1 (Spring 1996), 77-85.

Reviews, Smaller Pieces

“Beyond Crossover: Akin Euba’s Intercultural Opera” (review of compact disc recording of the opera Chaka). Intercultural Musicology, October 1999.

Review of “The Music of ‘Star Trek’: Profiles in Style,” by Jeff Bond.  Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, Second Series, vol. 56, No. 4 (June 2000: 961-962).

Review of “Songs in the Key of Z: The Curious Universe of Outsider Music,” by Irwin Chusid. Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, Second Series, vol. 59, no. 1 (September 2002): 66-67.

Review Essay: “Audible Traces: Gender, Identity, and Music,” ed. Elaine Barkin and Lydia Hamessley.  Open Space Magazine, September 2002.

“Thank you, David Lewin.”  Editorial, Perspectives of New Music, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Winter 2004).

Selected Blog Entries

Barbara White: contributions to I Am Not Making Up: Everyday Experience And/As Art:

“See You Next Year, Maybe”

Veritas Revisited

 “What is Classical Music’s ‘Women Problem’ Problem?”

“Moving At the Speed of Thought—Or, A Drop of Liquid Sunshine”

Colleagues, Collaborations, Recommendations

Rose Marie McSweeney’s visit to The Sociological Cinema:  “Gender Dynamics in a HelloFlo Ad”

Rosie Untied’s “Please Pay Attention to the Woman Behind the Ribbon.”  Two of my contributions can be found there, and more are to come:

Self-Portrait Through Mammogram
When Life-Saving Turns Life-Threatening