Agenda

Music Matters XXXII (20/09/2022) “A Discussion with Shortparis”

The first Music Matters event of  the 2022/2023 lecture series is a special talk in collaboration with VERA Groningen with Russian group Shortparis. This event will takes place on Thursday 22 September 2022, from 15:00 to 16:00 in VERA Groningen (Oosterstraat 44, 9711NV Groningen), ahead of the group’s performance at the venue that evening.

 

 

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Past events 2021/2022:

Music Matters XXXI (11/05/2022) “The Soundtrack to My Life, but I Can No Longer Listen to It: Insights into Music Fandom Across the Life Course”

This talk was the fifth Music Matters event of the 2021/2022 lecture series, featuring dr. Simone Driessen. This event took place on May 11th 2022, from 16:00 to 17:30 (CEST)

For details, click here

 

 

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Music Matters XXX (07/05/2022) “Music Collectives and Community Activism: A Discussion with Crack Cloud”

The fourth (and first physical) Music Matters event of  the 2021/2022 lecture series was a special talk with Canadian post-punk group Crack Cloud on music collectives and community activism. This event took place on Saturday May 7th 2022, from 15:00 to 16:00 in VERA Groningen (Oosterstraat 44, 9711NV Groningen), ahead of the group’s performance at the venue that evening.

 

 

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Spot On! x Music Matters (10/12/2021) “Who Tells Your Story? Musical Theatre in the UK and the Netherlands”

On December 10th 2021, the Department of Arts, Culture and Mediahosted a collaborative event by the music and theater departments for a special Spot On! & Music Matters lecture. For this talk (Friday December 10th 2021, 13:00-15:00 CEST) we invited the newly appointed Special Professor of Musical Theatre at the University of Amsterdam (Joop van den Ende Chair): dr. Millie Taylor.

For details, visit this link.


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Music Matters XXIX (09/12/2021) “F*** tha police! á la russe: Rancière and the metamodernist turn in contemporary Russian music”

The third Music Matters event of  the 2021/2022 lecture series involved Elizaveta Gaufman and Anatoly Reshetnikov. This event took place on December 9th 2021, from 16:00 to 17:30 (CEST)

For details, click here.

 

 

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Music Matters XXVIII (25/11/2021) “Speaking, Cheering and Eating: Sonic Transitions in Performative Sound Art”

This second (online) event in the 2021/2022 Music Matters lecture series took place on November 25th 2021 from 16:00 until 17:30 (CEST) and involved composer, sound artist and sound researcher Cathy van Eck. 

For details, click here.

 

 

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Music Matters XXVII (29/09/2021) “Voice and Technology, Voice as Technology”

The first (online) event in the 2021/2022 Music Matters lecture series took place on Wednesday, September 29th 2021 from 17:00 until 18:45 (CEST) and involved Christine Duncan and Franziska Baumann.

 

 

 

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For earlier events, see the overview below.

 

 

Music Matters XXVI: “On Listening Positionality”

A Lecture & Discussion with Dr. Dylan Robinson

Wednesday, Apr. 28th 2021 17:00-19:00 (CEST)

Please Note: This event will take place online via Google Meets!

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Music Matters XXVI: “Twerking at the Intersection”

A Lecture & Discussion with Dr. Kyra Gaunt

Friday, May 14th 2021 16:00-17:00 (CEST)

Please Note: This event will take place online via Google Meets!

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Double Book Launch: Remixing European Jazz Culture by Kristin McGee & Voices Found: Free Jazz and Singing by Chris Tonelli

Wednesday, Jan. 27th 2021 17:00-19:00 (UTC+1)

Please Note: This event will take place online via this Google Meets!

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“Hearing Feminist Interventions in Popular Music”

Time: 16:30 – 17:30

Location: Broerstraat 9, room A901

Free of admission – No registration required

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Music Matters XXV by Dr. Leonike Bolderman “Sharing Songs on Hiragata Square: Exploring the Popularity of Contemporary Music Tourism”

 

Friday 22nd February

Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Place: Free of admission – No registration required

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Music Matters XXIV Lecture by Dr. Eric Lewis “Singing Identity: Jeanne Lee and the development of experimental jazz vocal techniques”.

Tuesday 13th November
Place: Faculty of Law, Turftorenstraat 21 (entrance via Uurwerkersgang), Room T14

Free of admission – No registration required

 

Music Matter XXII Symposium and KIEM Workshop on “Gender Quotas in Music Festival Programmes

Friday 21st September
Time: 13:00 – 16:30
Place: Broerstraat 9, Room A901 (Archaeology Faculty)

Free of admission – No registration required

 

Music Matters XXI Symposium “Technology’s Disruption of Music Composition”

Friday June 15th
13:00 – 18:00
Faculty of Arts. Oude Boteringestraat 34. Room 002

Free of admission!
Registration via: a.l.a.arends@rug.nl

RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 24!

Music Matters XXI Lecture by Dr. Justin Williams (university of Bristol) 

Tuesday April 24th 2018
16:00-17:00
Harmony Building (Onder de Bogen) / Room 13.14.0014

Free of admission – No registration required

 

Music Matters XX ecture by Dr. Katharina Rost (University of Bayreuth) 

Friday March 23th 2018
16:00-17:00
Academy Buillding (Broerstraat 5, Room A900. Separate building)

Free of admission – No registration required

Music Matters XVIIII Lecture by Dr. Barbara Titus (University of Amsterdam)

Friday February 23th 2018
16:00-17:00
Harmony Building (Onder de Bogen) / Room 13.14.0014

Free of admission – No registration required

Music Matters XVIII & Workshop on Gender Dynamics in the Music Industry [Lecture by Dr. Robin James (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)]

Friday, June 23th, 2017 [14:00-18:00]

Academy Building, Heymanszaal / Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Music Matters XVII – Lecture by Dr. Oliver Seibt (University of Amsterdam)

Friday, May 12th, 2017 [16:00-17:30]

Harmony Building, Room 13.14.0014 (onder de bogen) / Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 26, Groningen

Music Matters XVI – Lecture by Dr. Koos Zwaan (Inholland University of Applied Sciences)

Friday, March 17th, 2017 [14:30-15:30]

Harmony Building, Room 13.14.0014 (onder de bogen) / Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 26, Groningen

Music Matters XV – Lecture by Gayle Young

Friday, February 17th, 2017 [14:30-15:30]

Harmony Building, Room 13.14.0014 (onder de bogen) / Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 26, Groningen

 

XIV Thursday June 9, 2016: The Shanty Choir

Speaker: Evert Bisschop Boele (Hanze University Groningen, Netherlands)

Time: 17:00-18:00

Place: Oude Boteringestraat 34, room 002.

Concert: Elizabeth Kooy + piano (www.elizabethkooy.nl) Introduction by Evert Bisschop Boele.

Time: 13:00-14:00

Place: Harmonie Cantine, upstairs behind the cafe

XIII Thursday May 19, 2016: Against the Grain: Protest Songs of an Irish Singer-Songwriter (Damien Dempsey – A Case Study)

Speaker: Aileen Dillane (University of Limerick, Ireland)

Time: 17:00-18:00

Place: Oude Boteringestraat 34, room 002.

Concert: The Freelancers (www.thefreelancers.nl) Irish and Scottish Folk

Time: 13:00 – 14:00

XII Thursday April 07, 2016: Learning From Bastard Pop? – Moving Beyond Subversion and Piracy in the Mashup Community

Speaker: Maarten Michielse (Maastricht University, Netherlands)

Time: 17:00-18:00

Place: Oude Boteringestraat 34, room 002.

Concert: ESN Music Project

Time: 13:00-14:00

Place: Harmony building (upstairs behind the care on the first floor)

XII.5 Tuesday May 10th, 2016: Jewish Music and Its Others

Speaker: Philip V. Bohlman (University of Chicago, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover)

Time: 17:00-18:00

Place: Oude Boteringestraat 34, room 002.

XI Thursday February 25, 2016: Eurovision, Media and European Culture

Speaker: Johan Fornäs (Södertörn University, Sweden)

Time: 17:00 – 18:00

Place: 1314.0014 (Harmony Building, ‘under the arches’)

Concert: Eurovision Song Jamboree (featuring Juliette Poulisse)

Time: 13:00 – 14:00

Place: harmony building, first floor behind the cafe

 

VIII      Thursday April 10: Music Festivals Study Day IASPM Benelux

Keynote Speaker:   Fabian Holt (Roksilde University)

13:00 (A12, Academy Building, RUG)

VIV      Thursday May 7: “Kill the Hippies?  Legacies of the Sixties in American Punk”

Speaker:  Mike Foley  (University of Groningen)

17:00 (Harmony Building, 1314.0014 ‘under the arches’)

X     Thursday June 11: Swimming Against the Tide: Producing Musical Theatre in The Netherlands

Concert:      Mariska Oostijen van der Kooi and Cas Straatman  13:00 (Marie Loke Hall)

Speakers:   Bastiaan Roeters (Musical Theater Director)   14:00 (Marie Loke Hall)

                    Laura MacDonald (University of Portsmouth) 15:00 (Marie Loke Hall)