Master Class for Doctoral Students‏

Master class on media and communication studies perspectives on music consumption
University of Roskilde, Denmark
15 October 2013

Organizers: Dr. Fabian Holt and the research program in Communication, Journalism and Performance Design at CBIT, Roskilde University

This master class offers Ph.D. students working on music and media an opportunity to discuss their dissertation research in the context of recent developments in communication and media studies. This one-day event begins by offering three core perspectives on the field before concentrating on in-depth discussions of chapter drafts by the participating doctoral students. The three emerging perspectives to be addressed in the opening lectures are 1) the ethical turn, 2) post-broadcasting, and 3) the audiovisual turn in music consumption.

Tentative schedule
9:00 David Hesmondhalgh: “Music and the Ethical Turn”
10:15 Fabian Holt: “Live Music in the Post-Broadcast Era”
10:45 Coffee break
11:00 Francesco Lapenta: “The Audiovisual Turn in the Aesthetics of Everyday Life”
11:30 Discussion of dissertation chapters by participants
12:30 Lunch
13:30-17:00 Discussion of dissertation chapters

The number of participants is limited. To apply, please send a description of your dissertation project and the chapter you wish to submit for discussion. Each description should be at the length of 200-300 words and outline the research question, the disciplinary context, and its relevance to media and communication studies. You can send both descriptions in the body of an e-mail to Fabian Holt ( before 1 March 2013. Notifications of acceptance will be send out by 1 April. The deadline for the chapter draft is 15 September 2013.

Contact: Practical questions – Signe Berri:
Questions regarding the program – Fabian Holt: