Carnivalising Pop: Music Festival Cultures symposium programme, Salford UK, 13 June 2014

Jun 06 2014 Published by under Events

salford_logoHere is the finalised programme for the symposium, which includes jazz festivals and several contributions from the Rhythm Changes team. Further information, including directions and registration information, isA�here.

Friday 13 June 2014,A�TheA�Old Fire Station, University of Salford

9:30 a�� 9:50A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Arrival and Coffee

9:50 a�� 10:00A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Welcome and introduction a�� Professor George McKay, University of Salford

10:00 a�� 10:45 A�A�A�A� Keynote 1 A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Dr Gina Arnold, Stanford University
Race, space, and representation at American rock festivals

10:45 a�� 12:15A�A�A�A�A� Session 1A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Aspects of and developments in festival culture

Dr Nicholas Gebhardt, Birmingham City University
Rock festivals of the transatlantic counterculture

Dr Anne Dvinge, University of Copenhagen
Musicking in Motor City: reconfiguring urban space at the Detroit Jazz Festival

Dr Roxanne Yeganegy, Leeds Metropolitan University
No Spectators! Burning Man, boutique festivals and the art of participation

12:15 a�� 1:00A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Lunch A�A�

Includes screening of short film,A�Carnivalising the Creative Economy: AHRC-funded Research on and with British Jazz FestivalsA�(dir. Gemma Thorpe, 2014)

1:00 a�� 2:30A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Session 2A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Mediating, Performing and Technologising the Festival

Dr Mark Goodall, University of Bradford

Out of Sight: the mediation of the music festival
Dr Rebekka Kill, Leeds Metropolitan University
The artist at the music festival: visual art, performance and hybridityA�

Dr Andrew Dubber, Birmingham City University
Music Technologism: innovation, collaboration and participation at the festival of music ideas

2:30 a�� 3:15A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Keynote 2 A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Alan Lodge, veteran festivals photographer and travellers activist

Discussion and showing of some key photographs of festivals, New Travellers and alternative culture in Britain since the late 1970s

3:15 a�� 3:30A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Coffee Break

3:30 a�� 4:15 A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Session 3 A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� How to Make a Popular Music Festival

Ben Robinson, director, Kendal Calling festival

Danny Hagan, co-founder, Green Man festival

4:15 a�� 5:45A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Session 4A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� From Festivals to Arenas

Professor Robert Kronenburg, University of Liverpool
From Shed to Venue: The Architecture of Popular Music Performance

Dr Emma Webster, Oxford Brookes University
The role of promoters at arena shows: a case study of Stereophonics at Glasgowa��s SECC arena

Dr Ben Halligan, University of Salford
Skanky Shamanism: Sensual Audience Participation and the Miley Cyrus a�?Bangerza�? Arena Tour

5:45 a�� 6:00pmA�A�A� Close

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