Recent and Forthcoming Conference Papers:
(Abstracts are available via my Academia.edu page at https://oxfordbrookes.academia.edu/jskellington/Conference-Presentations
2018 ‘Spot the Difference: Histories, migrations and the ‘priceless’ original. IASPM Annual Conference, University of Huddersfield, September 2018. A panel presentation titled Spot the Difference: replication, rights and the musical work, which reports on the findings of the research project which I undertook alongside Dr Dai Griffiths and Dr Jan Butler of Oxford Brookes University. A recording of the full three-part panel session can be found here:
2018 ‘Exploring Squeeze’s Spot the Difference Album (2010)’. Oxford Festival of Science and Ideas. Wig and Pen, Oxford, public workshop and talk. 19th October 2018.
2015 ‘Populating and popularising the quality press: the emergence of a new voice for popular music in the English broadsheet press, between 1985 and 1990’. Théories et conceptions de la critique musicale au XXe siècle, comparées aux pratiques critiques des autres arts. Université Rennes 2. 19 November 2015.
2015 ‘Hot on the press: an examination of increased coverage of female musicians, in pixels and in print, in the English quality news press from 1981 to 1991’. Consuming/Culture: Women and girls in print and pixels. Oxford Brookes University. 5-6 June 2015.
2014 ‘Speaking of value: a study of the language of ‘value’ in relation to popular music coverage within the English quality news press of the twenty first century’. Pop-Life: The Value of Popular Music in the Twenty First Century. The University of Northampton.
2014 ‘Raising stars from the underpass: an examination of Simon Frith’s music journalism in the English quality press from 1982 to 1990’. An International Conference in Honour of Simon Frith. University of Edinburgh.
2013 ‘Making Y Viva España unpopular? A historical examination of the marginalisation of ‘other’ forms of popular music in the English quality news press from 1986 to 1991’. Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Challenging Orthodoxies. University de Oviedo, Gijon, Spain.
2012 ‘Inheriting sounds of the city? Reflections upon the challenges to London-centric music coverage within the English broadsheet press, 1981 to 1991’. Imagining Communities Musically: Putting Popular Music in its Place. International Association for the Study of Popular Music (UK & Ireland) Conference 2012. University of Salford.
2011 ‘Transforming music criticism? An examination of the challenges to London-centric approaches to music coverage within the English broadsheet press between 1981 – 1991’. Framing the City, CRESC Annual Conference, University of Manchester.
2011 ‘Populating and popularising the quality press? The emergence of a new voice for popular music in the English broadsheet press between 1985 and 1990’. LitPop: Writing and Popular Music, Northumbria University.
2011 ‘Silencing Sounds: an investigation into the censorship of music criticism within the English broadsheet press from 1981 – 2011. Watching the Media, Edge Hill University.
2011 Chaired a 1 hour round table discussion panel at ‘Shifting Ground II: A Study Day in Popular Music and Publishing’. Department of Music, Oxford Brookes University. Panel members comprised three music journalists/Editors: Alyn Shipton, Fiona Maddocks and Barney Hoskyns.
2011 ‘Shifting ‘qualities’: Measurements and narratives of changing approaches to music coverage in the English broadsheet press, 1981 – 1991’. Royal Musical Association Postgraduate Student Conference, University of Manchester.
2010 ‘Populating and popularising the quality press? A quantitative examination of changes in popular music coverage in the English broadsheet press 1981 – 1991’. Shifting Ground: A Study Day in Popular Music and Publishing, Department of Music, Oxford Brookes University.