Timothy Wilson

Associate Professor of Spanish

Timothy Wilson, associate professor of spanish

 Office: Gruening 606C
Phone: (907) 474-5463
Email: tim.wilson@alaska.edu

Bio

Timothy Wilson is an Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Alaska Fairbanks whosescholarship centers on music and identity in Latin America. His research interests are in the areas of popular cultures of resistance, as well as hybrid identities in the globalized world. He has written a number of articles and book chapters about Argentine rock music and dictatorship, and others about trans-cultural genre-bending pop artists. He is currently working on a book about Argentine singer Kevin Johansen. He can be reached at tim.wilson@alaska.edu.

 
 
Recent Publications: 
 
“In ‘De Nada’ You’re Welcome: Kevin Johansen’s Musical Third Space.” Journal of Popular 
Culture 47.5 (2014): 1005-14. 
 
“Los ángeles de Charly: entre el Ser nacional ideal del Proceso y el Ser nacional real del rock 
nacional argentino.” Per Musi: Revista Académica de Música [Belo Horizonte] 30 (2014): 
53-63. 
 
Rev. of Media, Sound & Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean, Alejandra Bronfman and 
Andrew Grant Wood, eds. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 32 (2014) 
 
“Identidades ambiguas en la música de Kevin Johansen: la no-ciudadanía del dadaísmo 
subtropical” Ciberletras 26 (2011): n. pag. 
 
“Actuar para (sobre)vivir: Rock nacional y cumbia villera en Argentina”. Studies in Latin American 
Popular Culture 29 (2011): 164-183. 
 
“’Entertaining’ the Notion of Change: The Transformative Power of Performance in Argentine 
Pop.” Popular Entertainment Studies 1.2 (2010): n. pag. 
 
 “Argentina’s Proceso: Societal Reform through Premeditated Terror.” The Development of 
Institutions of Human Rights: A Comparative Study. Eds. Lilian Barria and Steven Roper. 
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 
 
“Starmakers: Dictators, Songwriters, and the Negotiation of Censorship in the Argentine Dirty 
War.” A Contracorriente 6.1 (2008): 50-75. 
 
 
 
Forthcoming: 
 
Wilson, Timothy. “Un Pájaro Progresivo: Pop Music, Propaganda, and the Struggle for Modernity 
in Argentina” in Studies in Latin American Popular Culture in March 2015. 

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