REVIEW | Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music: Performance, Authority, Authenticity


  • Caroline Kennedy Melbourne Polytechnic


feminism, girl studies, popular music, voice


Jacqueline Warwick and Allison Adrian Eds. New York: Routledge, 2016 ISBN: 9781138916494 (HB)

Author Biography

Caroline Kennedy, Melbourne Polytechnic

Caroline Kennedy is a trans-disciplinary artist and academic working in music, visual art, performance, writing and media. She is a singer-songwriter with a longstanding practice in songwriting and her music releases span top 40 pop, experimental and subcultural scenes in music. She is currently Head Of Program and Senior Lecturer for The Bachelor Of Songwriting And Music Production at Melbourne Polytechnic, a degree she wrote and designed to support artists creating original music. Her research examines trans-disciplinary contemporary creative practice, particularly engaging with fields of post-capitalist and feminist practice. She recently presented at the Paris-Sorbonne University in Paris and at Sussex University in the UK.


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