Music, Politics, Agency: Gender, Sexuality and Sound

UEL Docklands Campus


The second event in the Music, Politics, Agency series, this symposium explores debates around gender, sexuality and sound. Contributions will be situated in contexts that range from the recording studio to hip-hop, classical music and the New York dance floor.


Lisa Blanning
(The Wire), A Feminist Reading of Gangsta Rap

Freya Jarman-Ivens
(University of Liverpool), Classical Music, Affective Marketing, and Distributed Subjectivities

Tim Lawrence (UEL), Networking and Contact: Samuel Delany, Queerness and the New York Dance Floor, 1980-83

Helen Reddington
(UEL), Outside the Box: Gendered Mediation in Contemporary Recording Practice

Moderator: Jeremy Gilbert (UEL)

Free. All welcome. No need to book.