Welcome to MUS4217 - the method course.
This course gives a basic introduction to qualitative research method related to music research—and on music as a part of culture and society. It considers methodological questions related to music and identity, popular music studies, music pedagogy, ethnographic work, interviews etc.
It is a pleasure to let you know that some of our most experienced staff will lecture in this course, including prof. em. Even Ruud, music sociologist Kyle Devine, media scholar Yngvar Kjus & others.
There may still be some updates on the course schedule, however, the Canvas page with literature etc. is now open.
The main textbook is:
Kvale, Steinar og Svend Brinkmann. 2015. Det kvalitative forskningsintervju, oversatt av Tone M. Anderssen og Johan Rygge. Oslo, Gyldendal akademisk.
There is an English version of this book:
Kvale, Steinar and Svend Brinkmann. 2014. InterViews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing.
First lecture is Tuesday, Jan 14, Welcome!