IIPC Debate 40
Fri 8 Feb, 5 pm. Professor Emerita Sheila Whiteley (University of Salford, UK): Gender and Popular Music.
Place: Janus hall, Kaivokatu 12, Turku.
Sheila Whiteley has an international reputation as a feminist musicologist, writer and researcher into issues of identify and subjectivity. She was awarded the first Chair of Popular Music in the UK in 2000 for her work in gender, sexuality and culture and she continues to influence generations of academics, researchers and musicologists.
Her publications include for example The Space between the Notes: Rock and the Counter-Culture (Routledge, 1992), Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender (ed., Routledge, 1997), Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identify and Subjectivity (Routledge, 2000), Too Much Too Young (Routledge, 2005), Music, Space and Place: Popular Music and Cultural identity (with Andy Bennett and Stan Hawkins, eds., Ashgate, 2005), Queering the Popular Pitch (with Jennifer Rycengaed, eds., Routledge, 2006), and Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture (ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2008).