Individual Thought Patterns: Women in NY’s Extreme Metal Music Scene (DONE)

It’s DONE! Just wanted to report that my long road to finishing up my second Masters in Anthropology is done. I actually finished up last Spring but due to paperwork and general CUNY slowness, it only posted to our online repository yesterday. Here it is in all it’s glory – Individual Thought Patterns: Women in … Continue reading Individual Thought Patterns: Women in NY’s Extreme Metal Music Scene (DONE)

Update: Recording of Barnard Panel Talk on Women in Rock and Metal

I meant to share this back in June, but of course so many things were happening. I was conferencing like a fiend, researching, and finalizing my new job status! On top of that, Vish and I were visiting pre-schools for Ella. Afterwards, summer hit, and all I could think about was fiscal close procedures at … Continue reading Update: Recording of Barnard Panel Talk on Women in Rock and Metal

Women in Metal Music – A Reading List

Ever since I got my hands on Kim Gordon‘s book “Girl in a Band,” I’ve been thinking about reading lists with female musicians- especially the lack of books and materials about female metal musicians. With all of the gender and metal research I’ve been doing, I found myself sadly unsurprised that there wasn’t very much commercially-written about … Continue reading Women in Metal Music – A Reading List

Death’s Metal Maiden: The Portrayal of the Grotesque Female Body on Extreme Metal Album Covers

I’m taking a much-needed break from writing my actual thesis and instead looking at the art produced for extreme metal music albums. In this way, I feel like I’m paying homage to my first love in academia: art history. I recently came upon an interesting CFP on my blog feed from the University of Winchester. … Continue reading Death’s Metal Maiden: The Portrayal of the Grotesque Female Body on Extreme Metal Album Covers

Individual Thought Patterns: Women in NY’s Extreme Metal Music Scene – 10.19.15

I just realized that although I’ve been working on this research for some time, I’ve rarely posted anything that’s part of the draft thesis. So in case you were wondering…here’s a sample of what I’ve been writing about. I’ve included the abstract, table of contents, and just the working introduction, which reads very auto-ethnographic. Draft … Continue reading Individual Thought Patterns: Women in NY’s Extreme Metal Music Scene – 10.19.15

Publications

BOOK REVIEWS Jocson-Singh, J. Review of Transnational punk communities in Poland: from nihilism to nothing outside punk by of Marta Marciniak (Lexington Books, 2015) Choice (forthcoming) Review of Works of Game: On the Aesthetics of Games and Art by John Sharp (MIT Press, April 2015) ARLIS/NA Reviews, September 2015. Review of 1960’s Counterculture: documentaries decoded … Continue reading Publications