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Graduate Study Day: Music and Identity (Online)
May 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The Graduate Study Day is the new student-run conference for MSts, MPhils and DPhils in the Faculty of Music to present their research to a friendly audience of peers and colleagues.
The programme includes speakers from across the Faculty, presenting on topics which stretch across a wide range of historical, geographical and cultural contexts. This event will encourage interdisciplinary connections and collaborations among the graduate community, and showcase the wide breadth of research that is currently taking place at the Faculty of Music.
This event will be taking place online in an asynchronous format, with pre-recorded papers and space for discussion. Details of how to access the virtual conference platform will be released in due course.
The programme will be as follows:
SESSION 1: INTERSECTIONALITY
Hannah Rosa Schiller (MPhil, Merton College): “You like my hair? Gee thanks, just bought it!”: Understanding Ariana Grande’s Appropriations of Blackness Through A Racialized Postfeminist Framework
George K. Haggett (DPhil, Magdalen College): The ‘grain’ of the trans voice in ANOHNI’s ‘Bird Gerhl’
SESSION 2: CENTRES AND PERIPHERIES
Caetano Maschio Santos (DPhil, Merton College): Alix Georges, an Haitiúcho from Alegrete: articulation of identity and negotiation of difference in the music making of a Haitian immigrant in Southern Brazil
Emma Kavanagh (DPhil, Linacre College): In Search of Ys: Adaptation, Appropriation and Regionality in Lalo’s Breton Opera
Solomon Shiu (DPhil, St Cross College): Identity Politics, Tribalism and Fractionalisation in the 2019-20 Hong Kong Soundscape
SESSION 3: TESTIMONY
Lauren Braithwaite (DPhil, Linacre College): Saving musical breadwinners: Exploring media representations of Afghan female musicians
Landon S. L. Peck (DPhil, Christ Church) and Patrick H. Grealey (DPhil, Hertford College): Autobiographical significance of meaningful musical experiences: Reflections on youth and identity
Graihagh Cordwell (DPhil, St John’s College): The Researcher-Aid Worker: Negotiating Identity in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan