Research Fields and Fellowships

Kenneth Marcus is an historian, teacher, editor, musician, and composer/songwriter, and has participated in numerous media projects. The focus of his research and performance is on intersections of the arts, music, and history, with an emphasis on Los Angeles, exile and migration. In addition to publishing four books, his writing has appeared in The Pacific Historical Review, Journal of African American History, Southern California Quarterly, American Music, and other journals.

Major Fellowships:

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge, UK (to be taken May-July 2022)

Fulbright-IFK Senior Fellow in Cultural Studies, International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK), Vienna, Austria (Sept. 2021-Feb. 2022)

Fulbright Senior Professor in American Culture, Leiden University, The Netherlands (2013)

Haynes Fellow, The Huntington Library (2009)

Kenneth Marcus on Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism

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