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  4. We Were at the Beach: Politics and the B-52s

Nov

24

Wednesday

We Were at the Beach: Politics and the B-52s

5.00pm

Seminars

Public

Seminar runs from 5pm to 7pm

Series: Music Research Seminar Series

The music of the B-52's engages important political issues of gender and
sexuality, typically in a playful style. This presentation by Fred Maus, University of Virginia explores their use of the beach setting in "Rock Lobster"; the roles of the women in the band; and the band's musical responses to the AIDS crisis.

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When and where

5.00pmWednesday 24th November 2010

AG09 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom