Stan Hawkins

Professor in Popular Musicology
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Short biography

Stan Hawkins is a musicologist researching within the field of popular music studies. He has a background in musicology, composition, and analysis, with a main focus on interdisciplinary research. He started the first popular music and recording courses at Salford University, Machester in 1990, where he was Director of the Popular Music Research Unit from 1992-1995. He took up his current post at Oslo University in 1995, where he started up courses in popular music. Stan has long experience as a teacher, researcher, and editor and is series editor for Rouledge's Folk and Popular Music Series (Ashgate). In addition to leading various national and international projects, he has been guest researcher at City University London and Humboldt-Universität, Berlin. He is a leading scholar in gender and audiovisual research, with four international monographs six edited collections, and numerous chapter contributions and articles to his name. He was leader of a Norwegian Research Council state funded project (2010-2014) Popular Music and Gender in a Transcultural Context and a key researcher behind the development of the Centre of Excellence RITMO.

Education, Employment, and Residencies

  • Bachelor of Music (4 years), University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Postgraduate/MA (2 years), State Academy of Music, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Music Composition (3 years), University of York, England
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, Manchester (1989-95)
  • Director of Popular Music Research Unit, University of Salford (1992-95)
  • Professor of Popular Music, University of Oslo (since 1995)
  • Guest residency (2002), City University, London
  • Guest residency (2012), Humboldt University, Germany
  • Adjunct professor, University of Agder, Norway (since 2006)

Areas of teaching and supervision

  • Popular Musicology
  • Music Analysis and Recording Aesthetics
  • Cultural Studies and Music Sociology
  • LGBTQ and Queer Studies
  • Music Analysis
  • Audiovisual Interpretation
  • Film and TV Theory

Current academic activities

Co-authored article (with Kai Arne Hansen), 'Azealia Banks: "Chasing Time," Erotics, and Body Politics', Popular Music, 37/2 (2018).

Guest editor for 'David Bowie in Retrospect', Contemporary Music Review. Publication year: 2018.

Contributor to The Pop Palimpsest: Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music, eds. Lori Burns and Serge Lacasse, University of Michigan Press. Publication year: 2018.

Co-guest editor (with Anne Danielsen) for 'Prince', Popular Music & Society. Publication year: 2019.

Co-editor (with Lori Burns), The Bloomsbury Handbook to Popular Music Video Analysis. Publication year: 2019.

Commissioned chapter (with Mikkel Ålvik) for The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches, eds. Scotto, Smith & Brackett. Publication year: 2019.

Commissioned chapter for 'Rock Music and Queer Identities' - chapter commission for Global Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History. Publication year: 2018.

Commissioned chapter for 'Rock Personas' (Chapter 10) - chapter commission for The Bloomsbury Handbook of Rock Music Research, ed. Allan F. Moore. Publication year: 2019.

Tags: Popular Music, Music Analysis, Music and Society, Music and Media, Performativity

Publications

  • Hansen, Kai Arne & Hawkins, Stan (2018). Azealia Banks: 'Chasing Time', erotics, and body politics. Popular Music.  ISSN 0261-1430.  37(2), s 157- 174 . doi: 10.1017/S0261143018000053
  • Hawkins, Stan (2018). Introduction: David Bowie (1947-2016). Contemporary Music Review.  ISSN 0749-4467.  37(3), s 189- 192 . doi: 10.1080/07494467.2018.1507349
  • Hawkins, Stan (2018). Performative Strategies and Musical Markers in the Eurythmics’ Album Savage, In Lori Burns & Serge Lacasse (ed.),  The Pop Palimpsest: Intertextuality in Recxorded Popular Music.  University of Michigan Press.  ISBN 978-0-472-13067-2.  Chapter 9.  s 252 - 272
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). Introduction chapters: Part1: Masculinities, femininities, community and transcultural practice Part 2: Audiovisuality, sex(uality), women, and the politics of looking Part 3: Vernacular soundworlds, narratives and stardom Part 4: Gender, race, and the female celebrity Part 5: Challenging hegemonic practices: new masculinities, queerness, and transgenderism, In Stan Hawkins (ed.),  The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781472456830.  Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). Introduction: Sensing gender in popular music, In  The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781472456830.  1.  s 1 - 12
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). Masculinity, Race, and Transculturalism in a Norwegian Context, In Fabian Holt & Antti-Ville Kärje (ed.),  The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780190603908.  Chapter 15.  s 295 - 310
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). The Sun, the Moon and Stars: Prince Roger Nelson, 1958-2016. Popular music and society.  ISSN 0300-7766.  40(1), s 124- 128 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03007766.2016.1245482
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). 'Remembering Sheila Whiteley'. Popular Music.  ISSN 0261-1430.  35(1), s 118- 121 . doi: /10.1017/S0261143015000847
  • Bjorøy, Karl-Magnus & Hawkins, Stan (2014). "When Light turns into darkness:" Inscriptions of music and terror in Oslo 22 July 2011, In Jan Sverre Knudsen; Marie Strand Skånland & Gro Trondalen (ed.),  Musikk etter 22. juli.  Norges musikkhøgskole.  7.  s 139 - 162
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014). 'I'll Bring You Down, Down, Down': Lady Gaga's Performance in 'Judas', In Martin Iddon & Melanie L. Marshall (ed.),  Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-82452-1.  1.  s 9 - 26
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). 'Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos: Rihanna's "Umbrella", In John Richardson; Claudia Gorbman & Carol Vernallis (ed.),  The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 978-0-19-973386-6.  Chapter 26.  s 466 - 482
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). Great, Scott!, In Stan Hawkins (ed.),  Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek B. Scott.  Ashgate.  ISBN 978-1-4094-2560-1.  Kapittel 1.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). You rocked our world, Michael: your moves, your look, your music, everything!. Popular music and society.  ISSN 0300-7766.  35(2), s 145- 149 . doi: 10.1080/03007766.2011.616295
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). Essay Review: Composing Apartheid: Music for and against Apartheid (ed. G. Olwage). Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa.  ISSN 1812-1004.  8, s 117- 120
  • Hawkins, Stan & Richardson, John (2011). 'Remodeling Britney Spears: Matters of Intoxication and Mediation', In Stan Hawkins (ed.),  Pop Music and Easy Listening: The Library of Essays on Popular Music.  Ashgate.  ISBN 9780754629528.  4.  s 57 - 81
  • Hawkins, Stan (2010). Unsettling Differences: Music and Laddism in Britpop, In Andy Bennett & Jon Stratton (ed.),  Britpop and the English Music Tradition.  Ashgate.  ISBN 978075466805-3.  Kapittel 9.  s 145 - 162
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009). 'Chelsea Rodgers' was a model - Vocality in Prince of the Twenty-first Century, In Derek Scott (ed.),  The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology.  Ashgate.  ISBN 978-0754664765.  Kapittel.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). Temporal Turntables: On Temporality and Corporeality in Dance Music, In S. Baur; R. Knapp & J. Warwick (ed.),  Musicological Identities: Essays in Honour of Susan McClary.  Ashgate.  ISBN 9780754663027.  Kapittel.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). Aphex Twin: monstrous hermaphrodites, madness and the strain of independent dance music, In Stan Hawkins & John Richardson (ed.),  Essays on Sound and Vision.  Helsinki University Press.  ISBN 978-951-570-726-0.  Part 1 Avant-garde aesthetics - Chapter 1.  s 27 - 53
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). Introduction, In Stan Hawkins & John Richardson (ed.),  Essays on Sound and Vision.  Helsinki University Press.  ISBN 978-951-570-726-0.  Introduction.  s 13 - 23
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). Those Norwegians: Deconstructing the Nation-State in Europe through Fixity and Indifference in Norwegian Club Music, In Ian Biddle & Vanessa Knights (ed.),  Music, National Identity and the Politics of Location: Between the Global and the Local.  Ashgate.  ISBN 978-0-7546-4055-4.  9.  s 179 - 189 Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). [Un]Justified: Gestures of Straight-Talk in Justin Timberlake's Songs, In Freya Jarman-Ivens (ed.),  Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music.  Routledge.  ISBN 0415978211.  10.  s 197 - 212
  • Hawkins, Stan & Richardson, John (2007). 'Remodeling Britney Spears: Matters of Intoxication and Mediation'. Popular music and society.  ISSN 0300-7766.  30(5), s 605- 629 Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2006). Normalitet og musikk i norsk reklame i 2006, I: Thomas Hylland Eriksen & Jan-Kåre Breivik (red.),  Normalitet.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 82-15-01062-8.  11.  s 253 - 274
  • Hawkins, Stan (2006). On Male Queering in Mainstream Pop, In Sheila Whiteley et al (ed.),  Queering the Popular Pitch.  Routledge.  ISBN 0-415-97805-X.  18.  s 279 - 294 Show summary

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  • Hawkins, Stan (ed.) (2017). The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender. Routledge.  ISBN 9781472456830.  382 s.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender. Routledge.  ISBN 9781472456830.  382 s.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Queerness in Pop Music: Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality. Routledge.  ISBN 978-1-138-82087-6.  243 s.
  • Hawkins, Stan (ed.) (2012). Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek B. Scott. Ashgate.  ISBN 978-1-4094-2560-1.  257 s.
  • Hawkins, Stan (ed.) (2011). Pop Music and Easy Listening: The Library of Essays on Popular Music. Ashgate.  ISBN 9780754629528.  523 s.
  • Hawkins, Stan & Niblock, Sarah (2011). Prince: The Making of a Pop Music Phenomenon. Ashgate.  ISBN 978-0-7546-6876-3.  195 s. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009). The British pop dandy : masculinity, popular music and culture. Ashgate.  ISBN 978-0-7546-5858-0.  222 s. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan & Richardson, John (ed.) (2007). Essays on Sound and Vision. Helsinki University Press.  ISBN 978-951-570-726-0.  452 s.

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  • Hawkins, Stan (2018). Countless Ways to Study and Research Into Pop Music, In Thomas Kitts (ed.),  Celebrity for the Curious: Why Study Celebrity, Music, and Film Studies?.  Curious Academic Publishing.  ISBN 978-1-925128-59-8.  13.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2018). Institutionalizing Cosmopolitanism and White Masculinity: Dandyism in Popular Music.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2018). Nordic Utopias and the Project of Daydreaming.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). Dance Music Research Today.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). Nordic Popular Music Today.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017, 25. januar). Ny bølge med protest musikk under Trump ((interview by Matunda Bigirimana) https://www.nrk.no/kultur/ekspert-tror-pa-ny-bolge-med-protestmusikk-under-trump-1.13339643. [Internett].  NRK Kultur og Underholdning.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2017). The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Gender.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Book Launch: 'Queerness in Pop' (New York: Routledge) with guest response by Dr Freya Jarman (University of Liverpool, UK).
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016, 24. februar). Hip Hop vert skeiva.  Universitas - Forskerintervju med Runer B. Mæland.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Introduction at book launch: Peter Edward's book launch: György Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016, 23. april). Jente eller gutt?Kjønn og seksualitet gjorde Prince til en superstjerne.  Aftenposten (Journalist: Joacim Lund).
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Keynote Address: New trends in Hip Hop.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Masculinity and Gender Norms in Popular Music.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Moderator at Book launch: 'Digital Signatures'. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Moderator: Book launch of 'Tranformations of Musical Modernism', eds. E.E.Guldbrandsen and Julian Johnson.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Moderator: Prince seminar with Susan Rogers, Prince Charles Alexander, Sarah Niblock and Anne Danielsen.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016). Opening Keynote address A Very Queer Construct: The Pet Shop Boys in Retrospect.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2016, 10. august). 'Popikonet Anohni vil få folk til å handle'. [Internett].  Framtida.no http://www.framtida.no/articles/popikonet-anoh. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan & Lund, Joacim (2016, 12. januar). Bowie går nye veier – igjen.  Aftenposten.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2015). Clues to Efficiency in PhD Supervision (with presentations by Professors Georgina Born and Øivind Varkøy) and organised by PhD leader, Nanette Nielsen.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2015). Gender Production in Azealia Banks' 'Chasing Time'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2015). New methods and theories in Popular Music Research.
  • Hawkins, Stan; Zeiner-Henriksen, Hans T. & Danielsen, Anne (2015). Record Production in the Internet Age. Journal on the Art of Record Production.  ISSN 1754-9892.  (10)
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014, 03. juli). Fakta biter ikke på ekte menn! Intervju med Joacim Lund om kjønn og musikk.  Aftenposten.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014). Finding results in Research project.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014). Gender Performativity and Agency in Popular Music.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014). Moderator at Panel on Popular Music and Transculturalism, with introduction to the field.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014, 21. februar). Popmusikk på utstilling. [Tidsskrift].  Ballade (intervjuet av Linn Carin Dirdal).
  • Hawkins, Stan (2014). Popular Music & Gender in a Transcultural Context.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). Hyperembodiment and Aesthetics in Pop Videos.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). Michael Jackson: grasping the spectacle. Edited by Christopher R. Smit. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. 243 pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-4696-5. Popular Music.  ISSN 0261-1430.  32(3), s 521- 523 . doi: 10.1017/S0261143013000354
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). Music in a Transcultural Space: Inscriptions of Representation through Performance.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013, 21. juni). Norsk popmusikk er ikke typisk norsk. [Internett].  forskning.no. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). 'Queer Pop's Compulsion': 'Love is a Bourgeois Construct'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013). Review: Michael Jackson: Grasping the Spectacle, ed. Christopher Smit. Popular Music.  ISSN 0261-1430.  32(03), s 521- 523
  • Hawkins, Stan (2013, 28. juni). Typisk norsk musikk.  Morgenbladet. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). 'An Altered State: Terror, Music and War Games'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). Keynote address: 'Terror, Masculinity, and Music: Implications for the Nordic Identity'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012, 06. desember). 'Lady Gaga - født sånn'. [Internett].  NRK ytring. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). On Critical Musicological Reflections. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2012). Transcultural Intertextuality in a Norwegian Space and Place. Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan & Niblock, Sarah (2012, 10. mars). WDR 3 Deutschland Aftershow: Das Prinzip Prince Redaktion: Markus Heuger. [Radio].
  • Johansson, Mats & Hawkins, Stan (2012). Transcultural intertextuality in a Norwegian space and place.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). Gender and Popular Music.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). Localizing the Transcultural.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). Music, Masculinity and Terrorism in Norway.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). Spoof and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2011). ‘You Have Killed Me’ – Tropes of Hyperbole and Sentimentality in Morrissey’s Musical Expression, In Eoin Devereux; Aileen Dillane & Martin Power (ed.),  Morrissey : fandom, representations and identities.  Intellect Ltd..  ISBN 978-1-84150-596-1.  7.  s 307 - 323
  • Hawkins, Stan (2010, 18. oktober). Intervju om Prince. [Radio].  NRK P2 Musikkredaksjon.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2010, 20. mars). Intervju om internasjonal monografi, The British Pop Dandy. [Radio].  West Deutsch Rundfunk (WDR 3). Show summary
  • Hawkins, Stan (2010, 18. oktober). "Prince Vilikke".  Aftenposten.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2010). 'Third Time Very Lucky!' "Take On Me" made the video star.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009, 13. juni). Intervju om Stan Hawkins' ny bok. [Radio].  NRK P2 - Musikk Redaksjon (med Linn Bølstad).
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009, 20. april). Morrissey. [Radio].  NRK P2.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009, 30. juni). Parodisk og politisk pop (journalist: Kristin Engh Førde). [Internett].  Kilden: Informasjonssenter for kjønnsforskning (Kristin Engh.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009). Reviewing the Reviewers.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2009). 'You have Killed Me!' - Tropes of hyperbole and sentimentality in Morrissey's musical performance.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). 'Beyond Seduction: The pop video, complicity and myth making'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). Hvordan jeg til syvende og sist fant fram på Blindern.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). Making Sense of the Recorded Voice.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). Publishing in International Journals.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2008). Seminar: Music, Gender and Audio-visuality.
  • Dybo, Tor & Hawkins, Edgar Stanley (2007). Møte i stipendiatnettverk innen populærmusikkforskning.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). Britpop: Manic Lads and Blurred Lashings.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2007). 'Unsettling difference: music and identity in Britpop'.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2006). 'Common People': on the subject of social class and performativity in nation building.
  • Hawkins, Stan (2006). Leder. Studia Musicologica Norvegica.  ISSN 0332-5024.  32, s 3- 6

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