Judith Peraino

Cornell University

Judith Peraino is a professor of Music and the director of LGBT Studies at Cornell University. She teaches courses on rock and punk music history, queer and feminist theory, and medieval music. She is the author of the book "Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig"; her publications on rock music include articles on Blondie, David Bowie, PJ Harvey, Mick Jagger, and early synthpop. In 2016 she co-curated the exhibit “Anarchy in the Archive” featuring materials from Cornell’s Punk Collection. Her video gallery tours for this exhibit, and on-stage interviews with Masha Alyokina (Pussy Riot), and John Doe and Exene Cervenka (X) are available on YouTube.

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