(University of Chester, 10-4-15)
(Universite Paul-Valery, Montpellier, France, 14 to 16-4-14)
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(University of Chester, 22-6-12)
Popular Music Fandom: A One Day Symposium
Binks Building, University of Chester
Friday 25th June 2010
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Keynote speaker: Matt Hills
Start time: 9.30am, room 013/2, Binks Building, main Parkgate Road campus.
While a range of researchers in cultural studies - notably Henry Jenkins, Matt Hills and Cornell Sandvoss - have moved the discussion about media fandom forward, much less work has been done specifically on popular music fandom. Confirmed speakers...
Tonya Anderson, University of Sunderland:
Still Kissing their Posters Goodnight: The Shift from Individual to Communal ‘Bedroom Culture’ as Pop Idol Fandom goes Online
Dr Lucy Bennett, Cardiff University:
Nancy Bruseker, University of Liverpool:
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester:
Dr Karen Fournier, University of Michigan:
John Harries, Recording Artist:
David Bowie: A Case Study of the Established Artist as Fan and ‘Musical Conscience’ for the Mainstream
Jack Harrison, Georgetown University, USA:
Dr Nedim Hassan, University of Liverpool:
Dr Matt Hills, Cardiff University:
Keynote speech: Post-popular music, mnemic communities, and intermediary fandoms: Challenging general approaches to fan culture?
Martin King, Principal lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University:
Alexei Michailowsky, UNIRIO, Brazil:
When the Researcher is a Fan: Methodological Points on Carrying Out Research into Your Favourite Artist
Dr Beate Peter, University of Salford:
Janne Poikolainen, University of Helsinki, Finland:
‘I Love You Paul!’: Adolescent Sexuality and Finnish Female Fandom at the Turn of the 1950s and 1960s
Dr Nicola Smith, University of Wales Institute Cardiff:
Constructing Northern Soul Fandom in the Absence of an Artist: Issues of Identity, Originality, Ownership and Locality
Simone Varriale, University of Bologna, Italy:
Rebecca Williams, Lecturer, University of Glamorgan:
‘Anyone who calls Muse a Twilight band will be shot on sight’: Music, Fandom, and Distinction in the Twilight Franchise
Nancy Young, Lesley University, USA:
Highlighting Theory and Research Relevant to the Identity Development of GLBTQ Dusty Springfield Fans
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