Month: December 2016

CFP: Hidden Narratives essay collection

Kendra Leonard and I will be editing this collection. Please feel free to share widely. ~~~~~~~~~~~ The dominant narratives of women in music have neglected, obscured, or minimized the successes and importance of countless female musicians who became the driving

Posted in Writing

More on Dylan

As a follow up to my post on Dylan, here are some recommended readings/listening: Elijah Wald’s piece in the Oxford American, “Think Twice“ My friend ad colleague, Joanna Smolko, wrote a 4-part series on the Avid Listener about Bruce Springsteen,

Posted in Rock 'n' Roll

Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize for Literature: Challenging the Gatekeepers

[The following was a talk given at the Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship/Center for Advancement of STEM Education Nobel Panel, Bridgewater State University, November 14, 2016.] The announcement that the Nobel Prize Committee had awarded Bob Dylan the

Posted in Miscellaneous Thoughts, Rock 'n' Roll