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Sam de Boise

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Music, Theatre and Art

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Sam de Boise

About Sam de Boise

Sam is a Docent in musicology with a BA (Hons) in sociology from the University of Leeds and an MA (Hons) in Sociology at the University of Birmingham. He worked as a media researcher from 2008-2009 before beginning his PhD in Sociology at the University of Leeds in 2009. After completing his doctorate in 2012 he worked as a teaching fellow in Sociology and Social Psychology in the Department of Sociology, at the University of York, from 2012-2014. He joined Musikhögskolan at Örebro in August 2014 to take up a postdoctoral research position. His current project is looking to explore gender and participation in different types of musical activity in the UK and Sweden.

He primarily writes and researches on gender, feminist theory, music and social inequalities but also has an active interest in looking at capitalist social relations, social change and music.

He also teaches on the music education and musicology programs within the department.

Publications

Articles in journals |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers | 

Articles in journals

Books

de Boise, S. (2015). Men, masculinity, music and emotions. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters in books

de Boise, S. & Billström, R. (2016). Playing with Gender: Toward Critical, Transnational Perspectives on Music and Gender. In: Antenor Ferreira Corrêa, Music in an intercultural perspective (pp. 25-40). Brasilia: Strong Edições.

Conference papers

de Boise, S. (2017). Addressing Gender Inequalities in Music: Sweden as a Comparative Case Study. Paper presented at International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM Norden), Popular Music in the Nordic Countries, Oslo, Norway, September 14, 2017.
de Boise, S. (2017). Bored of Bourdieu?: On the Limits of Bourdieusian Approaches to Music Sociology. In: Beyond Bourdieu? International Symposium, 22nd - 24th September 2017, Delmenhorst, Germany. Abstracts. Paper presented at Beyond Bourdieu? International Symposium. Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover. Institute for Advanced Studies, Delmenhorst, Germany, September 22-24, 2017 (pp. 3-4).
de Boise, S. (2017). Fighting Gender Inequalities in Music: Comparing the UK and Sweden. In: Julia Merrill and Jan Hemming, Popular Music Studies Today Abstracts for the conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, June 26-30, Kassel, Germany. Paper presented at 19th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Studies of Popular Music, Kassel, Germany, June 26–30, 2017 (pp. 136-137).
de Boise, S. (2017). Gender Inequalities in Higher Music Education: Comparing the UK and Sweden. In: The 22nd Annual Conference of the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education, March 14-16 2017 Abstracts, Senior research, NNMPF 2017. Paper presented at 22nd Annual Conference of the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education, Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 14-16, 2017 (pp. 19-21).
de Boise, S. (2017). The Personal is Political … just not Always Progressive: Affective Interruptions and their Promise for CSMM. Paper presented at Masculinities and Affect, Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh, USA, April 6-7, 2017.
de Boise, S. (2016). Gender Equality in Music: A Comparison of the UK and Sweden. Paper presented at Gender and Music: Practices, Performances, Politics, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden, March 16-18, 2016.
de Boise, S. (2016). Post Bourdieusian Moments and Methods in Sociologies of Music. In: Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting BSA Annual Conference 2016, Aston University, Birmingham, Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 April 2016. Paper presented at Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression? BSA Annual Conference. Aston University, England 6th-8th April 2016 (pp. 258-258). BSA Publications Ltd..
de Boise, S. & Hearn, J. (2016). 'The Expressive Male': Thinking Critically about Emotions in Critical Studies on Men and Masculinities. In: The 7th Midterm Conference on Emotions, Stockholm Abstracts. Paper presented at 7th Midterm Conference of the ESA RN Sociology of Emotions, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, August 25-27, 2016 (pp. 18-18).
de Boise, S. (2016). The Personal is Political … just not Always Progressive: Thinking and Re-Thinking Men and Emotions. In: Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting BSA Annual Conference 2016, Aston University, Birmingham, Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 April 2016. Paper presented at Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression? BSA Annual Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, England, April 6-8, 2016 (pp. 79-79). BSA Publications Ltd..
de Boise, S. , Varkøy, Ø. , Rolle, C. & Georgii-Hemming, E. (2015). Contesting the Concept of ‘Activism’ in Music Education. Paper presented at 19th conference of Nordic Network for Research in Music Education (NNMPF 2015), Activism in Music Education, Helsinki, Finland, March 3-5, 2015.
de Boise, S. (2015). Cultural Capital and Music in the UK and Sweden: Exploring Class and Gender Inequalities. In: Societies in transition Progression or regression? : BSA Annual Conference 2015. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2015, Societies in Transition: Progression or Regression? Glasgow, UK, April 15-17, 2015. Durham: British Sociological Association.
de Boise, S. & Conway, D. (2015). Declining Homophobia, ‘Softening’ Masculinity and Liberalism in the UK: Evaluating the Evidence. Paper presented at 4th European Conference on Politics and Gender, Uppsala, Sweden, June 11-13, 2015.
de Boise, S. (2015). Music Participation Matters: Gender Inequalities and Higher Education Music Course Selection in the UK and Sweden. Paper presented at International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education (ISSME2015), Loyola University, New Orleans, USA, June 14-17, 2015.