International symposium on popular music and gender
Guest lectures from professor Will Straw from McGill University, Montreal, and professor Barbara Bradby, from Trinity College, Dublin the Department of Musicology in June.
The research project Popular Music and Gender in a Transcultural Context will host an international symposium on the subject of popular music and gender. The event will take place at the Institute of musicology on June 4th. Two international guests have been invited to give key-note lectures, profesor Will Straw (McGill University) and professor Barbara Bradby (Trinity College). Stan Hawkins and Mats Johansson will also contribute.
14.00 Opening by Head of Departement Alexander Refsum Jensenius and introduction by Project leader Stan Hawkins
14.15 Will Straw, Professor of Communications, McGill University Pathways and Patterns: On the National Specificity of Musical Careers
15.30 Stan Hawkins and Mats Johansson, University of Oslo Music in a Transcultural Space: Inscriptions of Representation through Performance
16.45 Barbara Bradby, Associate Professor in Sociology, Trinity College Dublin Growing up to be a Rapper: Justin Bieber’s Duet with Ludacris
The event is open to everyone.