IIPC Debate 75
Mon 18 May, 2-4, Mikro Auditorium (Kiinanmyllykatu 13, Turku)
IIPC Visiting Professor Norma Coates (University of Western Ontario)
Recuperating Rock and Roll in American Prime-Time Television in the mid-1960s
Norma Coates is Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Don Wright Faculty of Music and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario. Her research, writing, and teaching focus on popular music history, identity, and engagements with visual media. She is presently completing two manuscripts: a cultural history of rock music on television before MTV; and a handbook about television music from a media studies perspective. She is a former member of the IASPM-US executive and JPMS editorial boards. In April-May 2015 she is affiliated to University of Turku as an IIPC Visiting Professor.