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Emily Gale

Emily Gale is a lecturer at UC Merced. Her book project, Sentimental Songs for Sentimental People, explores intersections between American popular song and sentimentalism. Her article on citizenship, sentimentality, and settler colonialism in Canadian composer Calixa Lavallée’s operetta The Indian Question appears in the Winter 2016 issue of The Opera Quarterly. She has performed with new music ensembles, rock bands, and as a solo pianist, and she is the Director of Arts UC Merced Presents. Twitter and Instagram: @sentimentemily