Séminaire Histoire sociale du rock (programme 2021)

Le séminaire consacré à l’Histoire sociale du rock, co-organisé par Arnaud Baubérot (CRHEC) et Florence Tamagne (IRHiS, CHS des Mondes contemporains, Paris 1) entame sa 10e année. Du fait de la situation sanitaire, les séances, qui auront lieu le mercredi de 16h à 18h, se tiendront pour l’instant par zoom. Si vous souhaitez y assister, merci d’envoyer un mail à Florence Tamagne (ftamagne@gmail.com) ou Arnaud Baubérot (abauberot@gmail.com) et nous vous enverrons un lien. La première séance aura lieu le mercredi 7 avril.

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Listening Again to Popular Music as History (CfA, Deadline: Sept. 2018)

Jeffrey H. Jackson and Stanley C. Pelkey open their collection, Music and History (subtitle ‘Bridging the Disciplines’, 2005) by asking: ‘Why haven’t historians and musicologists been talking to one another?’  They suggest that at the heart of this absence is a problem of communication, concerning the distinct methods, knowledge and skills employed in both disciplines: does one need to be able to read, play or even ‘appreciate’ music for instance in order to make sense of it historically? On the other hand, do musicologists need an understanding of historiography to write histories of music? The issue for scholars in both disciplines is the status of the musical object: how to account for music as music, without losing a sense of its historical specificity. Continue reading