IASPM-US 2013 Conference Program

IASPM-US Popular Music Conference

Sonic Borders Virtual Panel
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Virtual Panel: January and February

Sonic Borders
Sounding Out! (soundstudiesblog.com) and IASPM-US (iaspm-us.net)

1/21 – Liana Silva, Sounding Out! – “I’m on My New York Sh*t”: Jean Grae’s Sonic Claims on the City

1/28 – Regina Bradley, Sounding Out! – I Like the Way You Rhyme, Boy: Hip Hop Sensibility and Racial Trauma in Django Unchained

2/4 – Marcus Boon, Sounding Out! – One Nation Under a Groove?: Music, Sonic Borders, and the Politics of Vibration

2/6 – Barry Shank, IASPM-US – On Popular Music Studies

2/11 – Tavia Nyong’o, Sounding Out! – Freedom Back: Sounding Black Feminist History, Courtesy the Artists

2/13 – Theo Cateforis, IASPM-US – No Control, or: How I Learned to Start Worrying about Sound

2/18 – Tara Betts, Sounding Out! – They Do Not All Sound Alike: Sampling Kathleen Cleaver, Assata Shakur, and Angela Davis

2/20 – Shana L. Redmond, IASPM-US – The Sounds We Make Together: Chuck Berry’s Onomatopoeia

2/25 – Airek Beauchamp, Sounding Out! – Queer Timbres, Queered Elegy: Diamanda Galás’s The Plague Mass and the First Wave of the AIDS Crisis

2/27 – Devon Powers, IASPM-US – Popular Music Studies: An Audible Discipline?

Editors: Liana Silva (Sounding Out!), Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman (Sounding Out!), Aaron Trammell (Sounding Out!), Justin D Burton (IASPM-US)

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THURSDAY, February 28th

3:00-4:30 – Executive Committee Meeting, MBE 3.134

5:00-7:00 – Evening Welcome Event, The Dive Bar 
1703 Gaudalupe Street
Downtown Austin (1.5 blocks from conference hotel)

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FRIDAY March 1st

Panel Session 1, 8:30-10:00
Panel Session 2, 10:15-11:45
Lunch Event, 12:00-1:30
Panel Session 3, 1:45-3:15
Special Roundtable, 3:30-5:00
Friday Night: Minor Mishaps

8:00-8:30 – Opening Coffee


8:30-10:00 – Panel Session 1

Expressing Gender
TCC 3.122

8:30-9:00
Métisses, Mais Pas Martyres: Expressions of Femininity and Frenchness in the Music of Amel Bent
Jake Nelson – Yale University

9:00-9:30
‘Fly’: Levitation, Liminality, and Caribbean Romance
Lia T. Bascomb – University of California, Berkeley

9:30-10:00
Truck Drivin’ Men
Jason T. Eastman – Coastal Carolina University; Douglas Schrock – Florida State University

Moderator: Anna Szemere

Imagining America
TCC 3.120

8:30-9:00
Crossing into the Country: The Romney Campaign, Country Music and Political Boundaries
Justin Patch – Vassar College

9:00-9:30
“The Day The Sun Stood Still”: Civil War Country Music Video
Elizabeth Whittenburg Ozment – University of Georgia

9:30-10:00
Hopping the Bus to Trinidad: Constructing Identity through Musical Re-presentation in Van Dyke Parks’ Discover America
Joshua J Ottum – Ohio University

Moderator: Kathryn Metz

Performance and Altered Consciousness
TCC 3.110

10:45-11:15
Liminality Through Liquor: The Performative Risks of Alcohol in Popular Music
Marion MacLeod – Memorial University Newfoundland

11:15-11:45
Amateurism and Liminality in Colombian Yagé Rituals
Andrés Garcia Molina – University of California, Berkeley

11:45-12:15
Worship Under Erasure: David Crowder*Band and the Problem of Evangelical “Performance”
Joshua Busman – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Moderator: Justin D Burton

Music and Television: Advertising and Negotiating Gender
TCC 3.108

8:30-9:00
Hey, What’s That Song: An Analysis of How and What Popular Music is Being used in Video Advertising
Kristin Stewart – University of Texas, Austin; Ben Wyeth – University of Texas, Austin

9:00-9:30
The Construction of the Feminine in Korean Popular Music: A Performance Analysis of “I AM: SMTown Live” and Multi-Artist Musical Variety Shows
CedarBough T. Saeji – University of California, Los Angeles

9:30-10:00
Turn on, Tune in, Drop in: Negotiating Music and Masculinity in Playboy’s TV Parties
Monique Bourdage – University of Michigan

Moderator: Emily Kausalik

Creating Political and Musical Communities Across Differences
TCC 3.102

8:30-9:00
Between the Circus and the Marching Band: Alternative Street Bands Rejuvenate a Time-Honored Tradition
Reebee Garofalo – University of Massachusetts, Boston

9:00-9:30
Clining in the Aural Imaginary
Barry Shank – Ohio State University

9:30-10:00
The Color Line and the Product Line: Consumer Culture, Race and Popular Music in the Postwar Era
Charles F. McGovern – College of William and Mary

Moderator: Travis L. Gosa

Friday Menu


10:15-11:45 – Panel Session 2

Intermediate(d) Positions and Roles of Radio
TCC 3.122

10:15-10:45
Smells Like Pop/Alternative? The Grunge Story I Missed the First Time
Eric Weisbard – University of Alabama

10:45-11:15
If You Can’t Hear Us Then You’re Too Far Away: The Perpetual Independence of College Radio
Laura Schnitker – University of Maryland

11:15-11:45
Everybody Knows There is Here: Surveying the Indexi-local in CBC Radio 3
Michael Audette-Longo – Carleton University

Moderator: Greg Weinstein

Voices of Twentieth Century Girlhood
TCC 3.120

10:15-10:45
The Ballad of Marianne and Lulu: Youth and Voice in the 1960s
Alexandra Apolloni – University of California, Los Angeles

10:45-11:15
“A Girl’s Work is Never Done”: Girls on the Edges of Rebellion
Sarah Dougher – Portland State University

11:15-11:45
Contesting the Love Song in the 1980s: Madonna Sings “Like a Virgin”
Ross Fenimore – Davidson College

Moderator: Lindsay Bernhagen

Studio Practice
TCC 3.110

10:15-10:45
Ghost in the Shell: A Study of the Dynamic Relationship Between Audio Engineers and Audio Engineering Apparatus
Christopher James Dahlie – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

10:45-11:15
The Limits of Digitalism, or When Software Becomes Hardware
Michael D’Errico – University of California, Los Angeles

11:15-11:45
Absorb and Diffuse: The Liminality of Recording Studio Practice
Alan Williams – University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Moderator: Rebekah Lobosco

Navigating and Negotiating Race and Identity
TCC 3.108

10:15-10:45
Enter the Hurbans: Race, Reggaetón, and Latino Identities
Petra R. Rivera-Rideau – Virginia Tech

10:45-11:15
“Look to the East!”: Remapping the Borders of Central American Whiteness and Caribbean Blackness in Costa Rican Reggae
Eric Bindler – Indiana University

11:15-11:45
“Add a Klopse Beat”: Mimicry and the Negotiation of “Colouredness” Amongst Cape Town’s Minstrel Troupe Participants
Francesca Inglese – Brown University

Moderator: Jayson Beaster-Jones

Virtuosic Potencies
TCC 3.102

10:15-10:45
Virtuosity and the Expanded Limits of the Vernacular in Popular Music Performance and in the Market
Daniel Margolies – Virginia Wesleyan College

10:45-11:15
Borrowings from Bach in Popular Music Genres
Joseph R. Matson – Illinois State University

11:15-11:45
Edge of Insanity: Tony MacAlpine and Virtuosity as Transcendence
Kevin Fellezs – Columbia University

Moderator: Roshy Kheshti

Friday Menu


12:00-1:30 – Lunchtime Plenary Session – Austin City Limits Panel
TCC 3.102

Featuring:

Terry Lickona (Producer of Austin City Limits)
Lauren Onkey (Vice President of Education and Public Programs at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum)
Ed Bailey (Vice President of Brand Development, Austin City Limits)
Moderator: Jason Hanley

This panel will include a screening of historic clips from the broadcast history of Austin City Limits.
Sponsored by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

To Go Lunch Options Available Close By:

Thompson Conference Center Cafe
George’s Cafe (in the law school basement, sandwiches, hot entrees, sandwiches, coffee)
Red River Cafe (off campus greasy spoon, I’m a regular this semester)
Football Stadium food court (Starbucks, Hat Burger, Subway, and Sushi)
Texas Exes Expresso (coffee, sandwiches salads, soups)
Student Activity Center (Mexican, Chick Fila, Zen (Japanese)


1:45-3:15 – Panel Session 3

Hip Hop on the Border of a Sonic Breakdown
TCC 3.120

1:45-2:15
Booty Popping and Pre-pubescent Puberty Rite: Children’s Sexualized Hip Hop Musicking
Fernando Orejuela – Indiana University

2:15-2:45
“Y’All Gonna Make Me Lose My Mind”:  Problems for Nigeria’s Hip Hop Generation
Stephanie Shonekan – University of Missouri

2:45-3:15
Sampling the City of Syrup: The Fluidity of Place in Hip Hop Identity Construction
Langston Collin Wilkins – Indiana University

Moderator: Geoff Harkness

Between Children and Adults: Emerging Adulthood and Musical Humor
TCC 3.110

1:45-2:15
Time to Pretend: The Emerging Adulthood of Indie Rock
Theo Cateforis – Syracuse University

2:15-2:45
Tween Pop’s Long Revolution
Diane Pecknold – University of Louisville

2:45-3:15
Song Spoofs and Instrumental Puns: The Soundplay of Composer and Humorist Christopher Cerf
Kathryn Ostrofsky – University of Pennsylvania

Moderator: Barry Shank

Gender-Bending Vocality
TCC 3.108

1:45-2:15
It’s not that Black and White: Transvocality and the Music of Kelly Moe
Elias Krell – Northwestern University

2:15-2:45
Sounding Transgender: Antony Hegarty, Popular Music, and (Trans)Gender Performance
Elliott Scott Cairns – Columbia University

2:45-3:15
Don’t Worry Kyōko: Interpreting the Gendered Borderspaces of Yoko Ono’s Experimental Vocal Performance
Shelina Brown – University of California, Los Angeles

Moderator: Elizabeth Whittenburg Ozment

Mediating Identity via Sonic Sensibilities and Recordings
TCC 3.122

1:45-2:15
“Where’s the Orchestra?”: Billy Joel Beyond (the) Piano Man
Joshua S Duchan – Wayne State University

2:15-2:45
“You feel like you’re sitting right next to her”: Carole King’s Live Albums and Demo Recordings
Christa Bentley – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2:45-3:15
Musical Signifyin(g) and a Percussive Aesthetic in the Music of Charley Patton and His Immediate Circle
Mandy Smith – Case Western Reserve University

Moderator: Joe Matson

Sounds and Politics of the Global(ized) South(west): Cumbia and New Mexico Music
TCC 3.102

2:15-2:45
Cutting Edge Cumbia: A Colombian Rhythm as Transnational Musical Idiom
Juan C. Agudelo – University of Texas, Austin

2:45-3:15
New Mexico Music: Singing Spanish, Speaking English, Playing Ranchera with Electric Guitars
Elijah Wald – Independent Scholar/Tufts University

Moderator: Daniel Margolies

Friday Menu


3:30-5:00 – Plenary Session: Interdisciplinary Roundtable 
“What Does it Mean to Study Popular Music?”
TCC 3.102

Featuring:
Daphne Brooks – Princeton University (English)
Alice Echols – University of Southern California (History)
Mark Katz – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Musicology)
Roberto Avant-Mier – University of Texas, El Paso (Communication/Media Studies)

Moderator: Devon Powers – Drexel University


Friday Night Event

Minor Mishap Marching Band and Friends
Hotel Vegas
1500 E 6th St, Austin, TX
hotelvegasaustin.com

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SATURDAY, March 2nd

Panel Session 4, 8:30-10:00
Panel Session 5, 10:15-12:15
Lunch Event, 12:30-2:00
Panel Session 6, 2:15-3:45
Special Session, 4:00-5:00
Saturday Night: Orion and the Beat Professors

8:00-8:30 – Saturday Morning Coffee


8:30-10:00 – Panel Session 4

Technologized Women
TCC 3.102

8:30-9:00
Assertive Submission: The Soundtrack of Austin Powers’ Fembots
Rebekah Lobosco – University of Toronto

9:00-9:30
The Third Gender: “Technologized” Representations of Women in Technopop
Aaron Liu-Rosenbaum – Laval University

9:30-10:00
“I Can’t Believe You’re a Female Producer”: Female Hip-Hop Producers, Technological Opportunities, and Gender Stereotype
Amanda Sewell – Indiana University

Moderator: Rebekah Lobosco

Black Atlantic Post-Colonialism and Protest
TCC 3.108

8:30-9:00
“He’s Callin’ His Flock Now”: Sefyu’s Postcolonial Critique and the Sound of Double Consciousness
J. Griffith Rollefson – University of California, Berkeley

9:00-9:30
“Listen here, Nina, who did you belong to?”: Relocating and Repurposing Nina Simone’s Protest Music and Piano Playing
Heather Buffington Anderson – University of Texas, Austin

9:30-10:00
The HooDoo Chasers: George Clinton, Mumbo Jumbo and the Elusive “Text of Blackness”
Benjamin G. Doleac – University of California, Los Angeles

Moderator: Lia Bascomb

Transformative Potential of Musical Transpositions
TCC 3.102

8:30-9:00
Becoming Mediterranean: Aris San and the Greek Heterotopias of Israel in the 1960s
Oded Erez – University of California, Los Angeles

9:00-9:30
“Wherever I May Roam”: Heavy Metal – A Case Study of Pakistan
Hassan Asif – Northwestern University in Qatar

9:30-10:00
Rock Music in the Movie of Cape No.7: Postcolonialism Effect in Taiwanese Musical Culture
Chia Jui Chiang – University of Florida

Moderator:

The Borderland of Serious and Popular
TCC 3.110

8:30-9:00
Frank Zappa and the Collapse of Borderlines
Jacopo Conti – Università degli Studi di Torino

9:00-9:30
Promoting “Serious” Music with Beatles Songs: 1966–1977
Jennifer Trowbridge – Independent Scholar

9:30-10:00
Music of In-Between Spaces: Classical Music in the Club
KC Commander – University of Georgia

Moderator: Cedarbough T. Seaji

Unsettling Gender/Sexuality Through Embodied and Disembodied Performance
TCC 3.120

8:30-9:00
Being In Total Control of Herself: Realness and Lip-synching in RuPaul’s Drag Race
Alec MacIntyre – University of Pittsburgh

9:00-9:30
Wobble Wobble Get Back: Elements of Space in the Sissy Bounce Diaspora
Jessica Dilday – University of North Carolina, Charlotte

9:30-10:00
“The Point Was Simply to Make Some Noise”: Embodied Musical Experience and Riot Grrrl
Lindsay Bernhagen – The Ohio State University

Moderator: Monique Bourdage

Saturday Menu


10:15-12:15 – Panel Session 5

Popular Music and Asian America
TCC 3.102

10:15-10:45
Pop Music’s Poetics: Jessica Hagedorn & the West Coast Gangster Choir
Christine Bacareza Balance – University of California, Irvine

10:45-11:15
The Sound of Racial Melancholia: Listening to and Performing Independent Rock Music in Asian America
Wendy Hsu – Occidental College

11:15-11:45
Asian American Musicians Negotiating Transnational Identities in the Digital Age
Cynthia Wang – University of Southern California

Moderator/Discussant: Deborah Wong – University of California, Riverside

Sounding Global Southernness
TCC 3.108

10:15-10:45
Big Southern Rap Impresarios: “Big Pimpin” and the Rise of the Dirty South
Justin D Burton – Rider University

10:45-11:15
Ego Trips and Fast Yachts:  The Global “Dirty South” Mobilizes the Transatlantic Hip-Hop Aesthetic
Ali Colleen Neff – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

11:15-11:45
Jay Electronica’s From the South?!? Issues of Identity, Hip-Hop Prejudice, and Perceptions of Lyricism
Brea M. Heidelberg – Rider University

11:45-12:15
Bass 101: Miami, Rio, and the Global Music South
David Font-Navarrete – Duke University

Moderator: Mike D’Errico

Lady Gaga, Glam, Gay Anthems, and Non-Straight Fandom
TCC 3.110

10:15-10:45
Glitz, Glamour, Gender: Is Lady Gaga Performing Glam Rock?
Allison Elizabeth Adrian – St. Catherine University.

10:45-11:15
Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide: David Bowie, Lady Gaga, and the Death of Glam
Gregory Weinstein – University of Chicago

11:15-11:45
“But Isn’t She Straight?”: Feminine Lesbian Identity through Mainstream Vocalists
Katie Buckley – Bowling Green State University

11:45-12:15
Not-Straight Fans’ Facilitation of Their Identity Development Through Selective Identification and Creative Appropriation of Singer Dusty Springfield as Fan-object
Nancy J. Young – Lesley University

Moderator: Katherine Meizel

Sounds of Intermediacy and In-Betweenness
TCC 3.120

10:15-10:45
Immediate Media: Lo-fi Ideals in Early Alternative Rock Discourse
Brian Jones – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

10:45-11:15
Performing the Archive: In-between Sounds and Stratified Histories in the Sun Ra/El Saturn Collection
Brian Harnetty – Ohio University

11:15-11:45
“You Are Now Going to Sit in Space”: Drifting through Music for (Real?) Airports
Victor Szabo – University of Virginia

11:45-12:15
“Boring Things”:  Drone and Repetition in The Velvet Underground: A Symphony of Sound
Elizabeth Ann Lindau – Gettysburg College

Moderator: David Suisman

Emergent Methodologies and Pedagogies
TCC 3.122

10:15-10:45
Throwing the Book Away: Participatory and Experimental Learning in the Hip Hop Classroom
Travis L. Gosa – Cornell University

10:45-11:15
Hey Girlfriend: Zines, Gender and Radical Musical Pedagogy
Jessica Calvanico – State University of New York, Stony Brook

11:15-11:45
Education and artifact: Interpreting music through museum exhibition
Kathryn Metz – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

11:45-12:15
Fire Bun Dem! Exploring the Inter-mediated Identities Through Lyrics and Performance of Caribbean Fusion Music
Meagan Sylvester – Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

Moderator: Kristen J. Lieb

Saturday Menu


12:30-2:00 – Lunchtime Plenary Session/Keynote Address
TCC 3.102

Justice, Culture and Music – The Anthropology of Intellectual Property Law in Post-Apartheid South Africa 
Veit Erlmann – University of Texas, Austin
[Introduced by Justin Patch]
Brown Bag Lunches Provided


2:15-3:45 – Panel Session 6

American Divas: Lena Horne, La India, and Prince
TCC 3.102

2:15-2:45
Prince Was A Fag
Madison Moore – Yale University

2:45-3:15
Lena Horne “Day In, Day Out” in America
Deborah Paredez – University of Texas, Austin

3:15-3:45
Jenni Rivera: “La malandrina”
Deborah Vargas – University of California, Riverside

Moderator: Petra Rivera-Rideau

Exploring Music, Media, Mediators, and Meanings at the Crossroads
TCC 3.108

2:15-2:45
Your Artist *is* a Brand: Now Manage its Meanings!
Kristin Lieb – Emerson College

2:45-3:15
Framing in Music Journalism: Interviews With Rolling Stone Contributors about Why Phish/Grateful Dead Connections Exist in Media Coverage
Jordan McClain – Drexel University

3:15-3:45
Mediating Value: Team Clermont’s Strategic Approach to Fostering Artist-Audience Connections
Mary Beth Ray – Temple University

Moderator: Andrés Garcia

Exploring Hip-Hop on the Margins: of Feminism, Genre, and Gang Life
TCC 3.110

2:45-3:15
“Rapper’s Delight”: From Genre-less to the Birth of a Genre
Loren Yukio Kajikawa – University of Oregon

3:15-3:45
Gangs and Gangsta Rap in Chicago: A Microscenes Perspective
Geoff Harkness – Northwestern University in Qatar

Moderator: Justin D Burton

The Emergence and Evolution of the American Music Industry
TCC 3.120

2:15-2:45
Pastor’s Progress: Tony Pastor at the Crossroads of Variety and Vaudeville
Steve Waksman – Smith College

2:45-3:15
Between Music and Noise: Assessing the Organ Grinder’s Liminality
Keir Keightley – University of Western Ontario

3:15-3:45
Mitch Miller and ‘The Sweet Surprise’: Hearing the Harpsichord in Popular Music of the 1950s
Alexander Raymond Ludwig – Boston College

Moderator: Eric Weisbard

Negotiating and Creating Indie Identity
TCC 3.122

2:15-2:45
Good, Old Fashioned “fun.”:  Looking to the Past for the Secret of the Band’s Success
Jane Piper Clendinning – Florida State University

2:45-3:15
The Death of (Insurgent) Country Music: Bloodshot Records and Negotiated Genre and Scene Identities
Nancy P. Riley – University of Georgia

3:15-3:45
Reinventing the Indie Artist: Performance and Promotion on Google Plus and Kickstarter
J. Meryl Krieger – Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Moderator: Christine Balance

Saturday Menu


4:00-5:00 – Plenary Session: Woody Guthrie Distinguished Lecture
TCC 3.102

Pop, Pedagogy, and the University Crisis
Karl Hagstrom-Miller – University of Texas, Austin

5:30 – Business Meetings


Saturday Night Event:
Orion and the Beat Professors
10:00pm-2:00am
The Volstead Lounge at Hotel Vegas
Hotel Vegas
1500 E 6th St, Austin, TX

Featuring:
DJ Orión
Doctor Dakar (Ali Colleen Neff)
DJ PlayPlay (Jessica Dilday)
The Attic Bat (Mike D’Errico)
OdeDJi (Oded Erez)

 

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SUNDAY, March 3rd

Panel Session 7, 8:30-10:30
Panel Session 8, 10:45-12:15

8:00-8:30 – Sunday Morning Coffee
MRH Lobby


8:30-10:30 – Panel Session 7

Liminality Across Time and Place: Representing Race, Gender and Sexuality in Musical Performance
MRH 2.604

8:30-9:00
“Bengali Baboo”: Black Minstrels in North India, Middle 1800s.
Bradley Shope – Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

9:00-9:30
From Valentino to Viagra: Representations of a Transnational Tango by the U.S. Film Industry
Emily McManus – Texas A&M University

9:30-10:00
18 Again: Bollywood’s Mediation of Latin and Flamenco Musical Styles
Jayson Beaster-Jones – Texas A&M University

10:00-10:30
Zombie Love: Differently Imagining Gender and Sexuality in Psychobilly
Kim Kattari – Texas A&M University

Moderator: Heather Buffington Anderson

Environmental Soundscapes and Ecomusical Consciousness
MRH 2.610

8:30-9:00
Taxidermy and Turntables:  Music at the American Museum of Natural History, 1939–1954
Craig Eley – University of Iowa

9:00-9:30
Energy Soundscapes of Appalachian Ohio
Marina Peterson – Ohio University

9:30-10:00
Power, Pastiche, and Politics
Liz Przybylski – Northwestern University

10:00-10:30
Ecomusicology: Lessons from Mexico
Mark Pedelty – University of Minnesota

Moderator: Anthony Kwame Harrison

Constructing, Unsettling, and Resettling National Identity
MRH 2.614

8:30-9:00
Ethnological Forgery on the Autobahn: Can, Kraftwerk and National Identity
Ulrich Adelt – University of Wyoming

9:00-9:30
Clave is the key… to what?: The use of Clave in Mexican rock
Adriana Martinez Figueroa – Independent Scholar

9:30-10:00
“Hoping to Take You Away”: Nostalgia in The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour
Kathryn Cox – University of Michigan

10:00-10:30
The Liminality of the Post-Soviet Music Industry in the Republic of Georgia
Brigita Sebald – University of California, Los Angeles

Moderator: Ulrich Adelt

Resounding Urban Geographies
M 3.113

8:30-9:00
And The Beat Goes On: Disco Demolition and Black Sonic Retrenchment in Chicago’s Nascent House Scene
Micah Salkind – Brown University

9:00-9:30
Ghosts of the Fillmore: Jazz and Urban Redevelopment in San Francisco
Nate Sloan – Stanford University

9:30-10:00
“Five Feet High and Rising”: Nashville Flood Relief and Country Music Fandom as an of Philanthropy
Robert Fry – Vanderbilt University

10:00-10:30
Bronzing Intimacy: Theorizing an Vibrating Acoustic Ontology of Chet Atkins and Aleksandar Nikolov
Ryan McCormack – University of Tennessee

Moderator: Juan Camilo Agudelo

Dance as Transformative and Performative Musical Catalyst
MRH 2.634

8:30-9:00
Sampling Belly Dance: Exotic Sounds and Imagery in U.S. Popular Music of the Early 2000s
Leah Pogwizd – University of Washington

9:00-9:30
“My feet are the drums and my shoes are the sticks”: How Tap Dancers Became “Musicians”
Christopher Wells – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

9:30-10:00
Dance Play and Gender Work in Dance Central
Kiri Miller – Brown University

Moderator: Ian W. Gerg

Liminal Cosmopolitanism: Trans-Localities and World Musics
M 3.114

8:30-9:00
The Cosmopolitan and the Indigenous in Janka Nabay’s ‘Bubu’ Music
Michael Gallope – University of Chicago

9:00-9:30
Death of the Zombie: Re-inscribing Production in Cameroon’s Migrant Ghost Songs
Dennis M. Rathnaw – Bowling Green State University

9:30-10:00
We Sell Pleasure: Negotiating Sounds and Representations on the World Music Stage
Aleysia Whitmore – Brown University

Moderator: Andres Amado

Sunday Menu


10:45-12:15 – Panel Session 8

Queering the Stage and Soundscape
MRH 2.604

10:45-11:15
No-place Like Utopia: Queering the American Dream in Musical Theatre
Christopher Culp – University at Buffalo, SUNY

11:15-11:45
Industrial’s Hidden Hard-On for Queer Sexuality
Yetta Howard – San Diego State University

11:45-12:15
Where’s the Kiki?: Music, Technology, and Queerness in the Scissor Sisters’ “Let’s Have Kiki”
Christopher Bowen – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Moderator: Christopher Culp

Vocals and Technology in Hip-Hop Performance
MRH 2.634

10:45-11:15
The Sounds Weezy Makes: Towards an Analytic Vocabulary of Vocal Poetics in Hip-Hop Practices
Edward Wright – University of Toronto

11:15-11:45
Human, Dead or Divine? Performing Tupac on the 2012 Coachella Festival
Anna Szemere – Washington State University, Vancouver; Taryn Kearns – Lewis and Clark College; Ilana Winchester – Lewis and Clark College

11:45-12:15
Hip Hop’s South Asian Disembodied Voice: Sampling, Temporality, and the Career of Raje Shwari
Elliott H. Powell – New York University/University of Rochester

Moderator: J. Griffith Rollefson

Voice, Language, and Complicating Notions of Nationhood
M 3.114

10:45-11:15
Arabic Pop Dialects Across Ambiguous Borders
Corinne A Stokes – University of Texas, Austin

11:15-11:45
Mimicry Meets Identity: Inka Zemánková and the Voice of Czech Swing, 1938-44
Brian Locke – Western Illinois University

11:45-12:15
Problems with Chineseness: A postcolonial examination of Wang Leehom’s Huatian Cuo
Yun Emily Wang – University of Toronto

Moderator: Yun Emily Wang

Authenticity and the Construction of Performer Identities
M 3.113

10:45-11:15
Crossover and Blues Authenticity in Mississippi Today: Black and White Artists and Their Fans at the University of Mississippi
John Sonnett – University of Mississippi

11:15-11:45
It Ain’t got that Twang, But it’s Yer Thang
James Schneider – South Puget Sound Community College,

11:45-12:15
Amidst and Among: The Permanance of Liminality in the Expression of Identity within the Guatemalan Marimba Orquesta Scene
Jack W. Forbes – University of Florida

Moderator: Mandy Smith

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