John Richardson
Professor

Professor, Art History, Musicology and Media Studies (School of History, Culture and Arts Studies)

john.richardson@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3435
+358 50 328 9412

Kaivokatu 12
Turku
Artium
Office: V113
Consultation hour: Wednesdays 14:00 - 15:00




Areas of expertise
Cultural Study of Music, Film Music Studies, Popular Music Studies, Contemporary Music Studies, Audiovisual Studies, Gender Studies, Cultural Study of Music Technology, Music Industry Studies, Finnish and Nordic Music, Research-Creation

Biography

Professor John Richardson is an expert in several fields, including the cultural study of music, audiovisual research, popular music studies, contemporary music studies, gender studies, the cultural study of technology and research-creation. He holds dual Finnish and British citizenship, gained BA, MA and PhD degrees from the University of Jyväskylä (1992; 1995) and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California at Los Angeles (1996-7) before working at several universities in Finland (University of Jyväskylä; Helsinki University; Åbo Academy University) and Britain (City University, London; De Montfort University, Leicester). In 2011, he was appointed to his current position, Professor of Musicology at the University of Turku. He is additionally Docent in Musicology at the University of Helsinki, and Docent in Music and Media at the University of Turku. Recently, he has taken an interest in developing interdisciplinary research methods, combining techniques of ecological close reading and ethnography. Richardson is an active songwriter and musician. His first solo album, The Fold, was released in 2017. He is working on a second, The Pine and the Birch, which is schedule for release in 2019. This creative work is the subject of ongoing research in the field of research-creation. 



Research

John Richardson julkaisuihin kuuluvat An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal(Oxford University Press 2012) ja Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass’s Akhnaten(Wesleyan University Press 1999). Hän on sen lisäksi toiminnut seuraavia kokoelmateoksia: The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics (toim. Richardson, Gorbman & Vernallis 2013), The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media (toim. Vernallis, Herzog and Richardson 2013), Music, Memory, Space (toim. Brusila, Johnson & Richardson 2016), and Essays on Sound and Vision (toim. Richardson & Hawkins, 2007). Tuleviin julkaisuihin kuuluvat toimitettu kirja Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama (toim. Novak & Richardson, Routledge, 2019) ja Radical Musicology - nettijulkaisun erikoisnumero ‘Queer Sounds and Spaces.’ 



Teaching

Richardson's recent teaching includes the Musicology Master's and PhD seminars, courses on audiovisual research, music videos, popular music studies, music analysis and music industry studies. 



Publications
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Surrealism in Icelandic Popular Music (2019) Sound Icelandic: Essays on Icelandic Music in the 20th and 21st Centuries John Richardson
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A3 Book chapter)

Kielen ja musiikin välimaastossa : puheen musiikillinen eskaloituminen audiovisuaalisessa mediassa (2018) Kirjallisuuden ja musiikin leikkauspintoja John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

Puheen musiikillinen estetisoiminen audiovisuaalisisessa mediassa (2018) Kirjallisuuden ja musiikin leikkauspintoja John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

Between Speech, Music, and Sound; The Voice, Flow, and the Aestheticizing Impulse in Audiovisual Media (2016) The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

Closer Reading and Framing in Ecocritical Music Research (2016) Music Moves: Musical Dynamics of Relation, Knowledge and Transformation John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

Ecological Close Reading of Music in Digital Culture (2016) Embracing Restlessness: Cultural Musicology John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

Introduction (2016) Memory, Space, Sound Johannes Brusila, Bruce Johnson, John RichardsonA3 Book chapter

Memory, Space, Sound2016 Bruce Johnson, Johannes Brusila, John Richardson
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C2 Edited book)

Music, Memory, Space (2016) Johannes Brusila, Bruce Johnson, John Richardson
(
C2 Edited book)

Ääni (2014) Taide, kokemus ja maailma: Risteyksiä tieteidenväliseen taiteiden tutkimukseen John Richardson, Susanna Välimäki, Yrjö Heinonen, Riitta Jytilä, Hanna Meretoja, Juha Torvinen
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A3 Book chapter)

Johdanto – Taide, kokemus ja maailma ; Viisi risteystä tieteidenväliseen taiteiden tutkimukseen (2014) Taide, kokemus ja maailma. Risteyksiä tieteidenväliseen taiteiden tutkimukseen Yrjö Heinonen, Veijo Hietala, Altti Kuusamo, Päivi Lappalainen, Taru Leppänen, John Richardson, Liisa Steinby, Susanna Välimäki
(
A3 Book chapter)

Disaffected Sound, Temporalised Visions: Philip Glass and the Audiovisual Impulse in Minimalism and Postminimalism (2013) The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Post-Minimal Music Välimäki Susanna, Richardson John
(
B2 Book chapter)

The Neosurrealist Musical and Tsai Ming-Liang’s The Wayward Cloud (2013) The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics (2013) John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, Carol Vernallis
(
C2 Edited book)

The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media (2013) Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, John Richardson
(
C2 Edited book)

Barthesista ja Kristevasta tukea myös muusikkouden filosofiseen tarkasteluun (2012)
Musiikki
John Richardson
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

On Music Criticism and Affect: Two Instances of the Disaffected Acoustic Imaginary (2012) Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek Scott John Richardson
(
A3 Book chapter)

An Eye for Music – Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal (2011) John Richardson
(
C1 Scientific book)


Last updated on 2019-23-07 at 02:21