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Department of Philosophy
Gillian Turnbull

Gillian Turnbull


Sessional Instructor


BA (Music), University of Calgary MA (Musicology),University of Alberta Ph.D. (Ethnomusicology), York University




416-979-5000 ext. 2417

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Research Interests:

Popular music; Country music; Alternative country and folk music; Community radio and media; Music and geography; Music and gender; Political economy of music; Music industry; Western art music; World music

Selected Publications & Presentations:

“ ‘Anything But Ballet’: Individuality, Genre-Bending, and Sexual Expression in Center Stage,” Movies, Moves & Music: the Sonic World of Dance Film, edited by Mark Evans and Pauline Manley, Equinox Publishing, forthcoming.

“ ‘Land of the In Between’: Nostalgia and the Gentrification of Calgarian Roots Music,” MUSICultures, 36 (2009), 22-48. 

“Notes from the Field: Three Perspectives on Teaching Music Online.” Canadian Folk Music, 46/4 (Winter 2013), 23-26. With Meghan Forsyth and Janice Tulk.