Popular Music in the Nordic Countries
A Study Day co-hosted by IASPM Norden & Nordic Sounds
All are invited to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM Norden) Study Day at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo on September 14 2017.
The theme of the day is the study of popular music in the Nordic countries. Professor Stan Hawkins will introduce the event, which is co- hosted by our department’s Nordic Sounds: Critical Music Research Group.
Study Day schedule:
0930 Welcome. Stan Hawkins, University of Oslo
1000 New musicological incursions into Nordic Noir. Marita Djupvik, University of Agder
1030 Icelandic popular music and place: Image construction and identity. Þorbjörg Daphne Hall, Iceland Academy of the Arts / University of Liverpool
1100 Sonic Cartography in Ólafur Arnalds’ Island Songs. Tore Størvold, University of Oslo
1230 The Imaginings of the Balkans in Cultural Practices Surrounding Helsinki’s Club Balkan Fever. Jelena Gligorijević, University of Turku
1300 A Movement Between: The Affect of Mellanförskap in Contemporary Swedish Rap. Maxine Savage, University of Washington
1330 Discourses on Authenticity and Spirituality in Finnish Underground Rap. Inka Rantakallio, University of Turku
1400 COFFEE BREAK
1430 Sámi Music, Queer Activism, Indigenous Sovereignty. Thomas Hilder, Grieg Academy, University of Bergen
1500 Black Metal and Masculinity in Norway. Nina Nielsen, Norwegian Academy of Music
1530 Addressing Gender Inequalities in Music: Sweden as a Comparative Case Study. Sam de Boise, Örebro University
1600 Closing discussion and Q&A session based on key themes arising from the study day. Stan Hawkins, Áine Mangaoang, Tina Ramnarine, and Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen.