Akaylah Ellison, "Nuclear Sound,"  The California Aggie, April 26, 2017 (Guest Lecture) 

A feature article on Schwartz that highlights upcoming guest lecture at UC-Davis.

"A Lesson in Punk with Professor Jessica A. Schwartz," Grammy Museum, Feb. 3, 2017 (Guest Presentation)

Invited presentation for members at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

Hugh Hart, "Punk Professor," UCLA Magazine, Oct. 1, 2015.

A feature article under the "Forward Section" of Schwartz and her work.

Serena Golden, "UCLA's Professor of Punk," UCLA Newsroom, March 23, 2015

A feature article on Schwartz and her pedagogy and research in punk and nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands.


“Ozark Islander Stories,” Jacqueline Froehlich Interview with MEI’s Marshallese Oral History Project team. Ozarks At Large (radio program), KUAF, 91.3 FM, University of Arkansas affiliate, National Public Radio, Oct. 3, 2014. 9 minutes.

Interview with MOHP team members about the process and importance of collecting Marshallese stories in diaspora.


"Schwartz speaks at US Peace Institute, Shares Marshallese Music," MEI Blog, Sept, 2014.

Schwartz spoke at the U.S. Institute Of Peace on the human dimensions of the use of nuclear weapons. The afternoon conference was attended by officials from the Dept. of Energy, Dept. of Defense, and Dept. of State, and was held in conjunction with United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Testing on Sept. 15, 2014.Schwartz discussed the physical and psychological trauma U.S. nuclear testing (1946-1958) had on the Marshallese people, and highlighted "radiation" songs written as laments and in protest by Rongelapese women, including Lijon, with whom Dr. Schwartz had spent time in the R.M.I from 2008-2010.The event was also sponsored by the Embassy of Kazakhstan, Arms Control Association, and Green Global.


Giff Johnson interview, “Bikini’s largest nuclear test to be commemorated in Arkansas,” Pacific Beat, ABC Radio Australia, Dec. 3, 2013.

Johnson interview about the first Nuclear Remembrance Day event at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas, hosted by MEI. The intercultural event, entitled Nuclear Remembrance Day 2014: Reflect. Honor. Educate., brought political leaders, dignitaries, and scholars from the Marshall Islands and the United States together with Marshallese and non-Marshallese community members to listen about our shared nuclear legacy and the impact of climate change on the islands.


“Marshallese Music in the Nuclear Era.” South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club. Torrance, CA. July 23, 2014. (Guest speaker)


King, Cyd. “Marshall Island Nuke Tests Topic of College’s Talk.” Arkansas Democrat Gazette. January 24, 2013. P.1 and 6B


“Event to Commemorate Bikini Atoll Victims.” The Northwest Arkansas Times. February 19, 2013. P. 1A and 3A.


Perozek, Dave. “Testing Impact Still Echoing: Thermonuclear Detonation Shapes Marshallese Lyrics.” The Benton County Daily Record (Arkansas). March 1, 2013. P. 1A and 2A.


Kiger, Keith. “College Hosts Remembrance Day.” The Eagle View. March 2013. P.7


“Marshallese Atomic Songs.” Interview by Jacqueline Froelich. Ozarks at Large. KUAF, NPR. June 10, 2013. 12 minutes.


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