Timetable for the Symposium

Friday 11th April 2014, University of York

Registration 08:30 – 09:15
Introduction to the day; a word from ISMMS 09:15 – 09:45
Panel 1

Heather Savigny – Postfeminism and heavy metal: sexy or sexist?

09:45 – 10:15
 Jasmine Shadrack – Femme-Liminale: corporeal performativity in Death Metal 10:15 – 10:45
 Laura Wright – Queering Metal: Gender Performances within a Sludge Metal Context 10:45 – 11:15
Coffee Break 11:15 – 11:30
Panel 2

Yuan Wang – Researching chinese heavy metal: some initial findings on marginalization

11:30 – 12:00
 Keith Khan-Harris – Metal ‘Outsider Art’: Listening to Metal’s Forgotten Penumbra 12:00 – 12:30
 Wiebke Kartheus – Representing and Negotiating the Other’ in Iraq War-Themed Heavy Metal Music Videos 12:30 – 13:00
Lunch (please note that lunch is not provided) 13:00 – 14:00
Panel 3

Laina Dawes – The Music or the Message? A  contemporary analysis of racism, anti-semitism and misogyny within the extreme metal scenes

14:00 – 14:30
 Julian Schaap & Pauwke Berkers – So You think You can Grunt: Gender and Musical Careers in Online and Offline Metal Scenes 14:30 – 15:00
 Bill McGrath – Metal in Botswana 15:00 – 15:30
Coffee Break 15:30 – 15:45
Panel 4

Karl Spracklen – ‘To Holmgard… and Beyond’: Folk Metal Fantasies and Hegemonic White Masculinities

15:45 – 16:15
 Peter Bennett & Ben Andrews – No Direction Home: the Home of Metal and un reconstructed and unaccommodated man 16:15 – 16:45
 Eliza Gregory – TBC 16:45 – 17:15
Open Floor Discussion & Conclusion 17:15 – 18:00
Drinks & Dinner (Please note dinner and drinks are unfortunately not provided either!) 18:00 – Late
   
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