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Friday, April 15 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Staging the Voice
Pier Dominguez, “Of Whistles, Coos, and Doo-Wop: The Racial Kitsch of Mariah Carey’s Vocal Theatrics”
Justin D Burton, “Safe Sex, Pay Checks, and Cracked Voices: Rae Sremmurd’s Disappearing Club”
Samantha Bennett, “The Tech-Processual ‘Staging’ of Siouxsie Sioux’s Voice Inside the Panoramic Peepshow”

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Mark Katz

Mark Katz is Tyson Distinguished Professor of the Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is the author of Capturing Sound: How Technology has Changed Music and Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ. He is co-editor of Music, Sound, and Technology in America and former editor of the Journal of the Society for American... Read More →

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Samantha Bennett

Samantha Bennett is Senior Lecturer in Music at the Australian National University. She is published in Popular Music, Popular Music and Society, and The Oxford Handbook on Music & Virtuality. Her first book, Modern Records, Maverick Methods: Technology and Process in Contemporary Record Production is forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press’ Tracking Pop series. She is currently working on a 33 1/3 series book on Siouxsie... Read More →
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Justin D Burton

Justin D Burton is Assistant Professor of Music at Rider University. His research revolves around critical race and gender theory in hip-hop and pop, and his current book project is called Posthuman Pop. He is co-editor of the forthcoming Journal of Popular Music Studies 27:4 (Sounding Global Southernness) and Oxford Handbook of Hip-Hop Studies, and will be a regular contributor to Sounding Out! in 2016. His favorite rapper is Macklemore or... Read More →
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Pier Dominguez

Pier Dominguez is a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Brown University. His dissertation, “The Melodramatics of Queer Race,” examines media and performance modes dismissed as melodramatic, trashy, kitschy, schmaltzy, and inauthentic. Formerly a teen biographer of Christina Aguilera, he has since written about Whitney Houston’s queer afterlife for Racialicious and his academic work has appeared in Camera Obscura and is... Read More →


Friday April 15, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Demo Lab EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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