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142. Affect, Distance, Confession: Emotion and Popular Music

Tuesday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 620, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture

Presiding: Sonnet Retman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

1. "(I Can't Get No) Affect," John W. Mowitt, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. "Approaching Odd Future (OFWGKTA) from a Distant Place," Barry Shank, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

3. "'A Compulsion to Be Honest with My Audience': Joni Mitchell and Confession," David R. Shumway, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Responding: Sonnet Retman


  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

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