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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Performing Arts

A guide designed to highlight DEIA resources for the performing arts including recommendations for diversifying your repertoire and suggestions for further reading.

Search Terms -- Music

Below are a few examples of subject headings related to DEIA topics and music. You can use them as search terms in the library catalog to help you get started with your research!

Music -- Instruction and study -- Social aspects African American music -- History and criticism Women in music
Music -- Political aspects African American musicians Women musicians
Music -- Social aspects African American composers Women composers
Music in intercultural communication Musicians, Black Feminism and music
Musicians with disabilities Hispanic Americans in the performing arts Gender identity in music
Composers with disabilities Music, Asian Homosexuality and music

*Remember, the terms used by library catalogs and other library resources represent the (US-centric, patriarchal, white) point of view of those who created them. There are many in the field working to change this practice.

Selected Readings -- Music

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