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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2017-2018

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of judges has now had the opportunity to consider all of the submissions for this year’s Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize for best postgraduate student essay in popular music research, and a winner has been selected. Congratulations to Maisie Hulbert who wins an award of £500 and will receive her prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.

More about Maisie

Maisie Hulbert is currently studying for an MPhil in Music Studies at Christ’s College, Cambridge, where she also completed her BA in Music. Her work concerns how female rap relates to conceptions of femininity, self-empowerment, African-American identity and the white gaze. Currently, Maisie is exploring how British female rap in particular relates to global hip-hop networks of migration, diaspora, and identity formation via social media.

About the Andrew Goodwin Prize

Andrew Goodwin was a key figure in the development of popular music studies. After his untimely death in September 2013, the Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize was established as a fitting tribute to his generosity to younger scholars. The aim of the award is to promote popular music research and to support new scholars. It is awarded annually through the IASPM UK-I website.

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