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Friday, April 15 • 10:45am - 12:45pm
(Un)Feminine Voices
Jenn Pelly, “Girls Invented Punk Not England: Vocalizing Gender in 2016”
Alison Fensterstock, “I’d Much Rather Be with The Girls: Girl-Group Pop and the Voice of the Adolescent Girl”
Nicolette Rohr, “She Loves You YEAH YEAH YEAH: The ’60s Soundscape of Beatlemania”

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Evelyn McDonnell

Evelyn McDonnell has written or co-edited six books, from Rock She Wrote: Women Write about Rock, Pop and Rap to Queens of Noise: The Real Story of the Runaways. A longtime journalist, she has been a pop culture writer at The Miami Herald and a senior editor at The Village Voice. Her writing on music, poetry, theater, and culture has appeared in publications and anthologies including the Los Angeles Times, Ms., Rolling Stone, The New York... Read More →

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Alison Fensterstock

Alison Fensterstock is a former music writer for the New Orleans’ Times-Picayune and program director for the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation. In 2011, she co-curated the companion symposium to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ “She’s Got the Power” girl-group showcase, which featured interviews with the Exciters, the Angels, and Lesley Gore. “I’d Much Rather Be with The Girls: Girl-Group Pop and the... Read More →
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Jenn Pelly

Jenn Pelly is an associate editor at Pitchfork. Her writing has appeared in Spin, The Village Voice, Nylon, and Billboard and online at The New York Times and Rolling Stone. She is at work on her first book, a volume in the 33 1/3 series on The Raincoats' 1979 debut, to be published in the fall of 2016. A college radio enthusiast, she most recently hosted Crucial Chaos, the long-running hardcore show on WNYU 89.1 FM.  “Girls... Read More →
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Nicolette Rohr

Nicolette Rohr is a PhD candidate in History at UC Riverside. Her dissertation project explores popular music fandom among American women during the 1960s. She holds an MA in Public History and co-curated an exhibition of photographer Garry Winogrand’s Women are Beautiful at the California Museum of Photography in 2013. In 2015, she was a Gladys Kriebel Delmas Visiting Scholar at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives in... Read More →


Friday April 15, 2016 10:45am - 12:45pm
Hyatt House 201 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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