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 whose scholarship 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 an book about Argentine singer Kevin Johansen. He can be reached at tim.wilson@alaska.edu .

Recent Publications:
 

Favoretto, Mara and Wilson, Timothy. “Identidades ambiguas en la música de Kevin Johansen: la no-ciudadanía del dadaísmo subtropical” Ciberletras 26 (2011): n. pag.      (Translation: Ambiguous identities in the music of Kevin Johansen: the non-citizenship of subtropical dadaism)

 

Wilson, Timothy and Favoretto, Mara.  “Actuar para (sobre)vivir: Rock nacional y cumbia villera en Argentina”. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture  29 (2011): 164-183. (Translation: Performing in Order to Survive: Rock and Cumbia in Argentina)

 

Favoretto, Mara and Wilson, Timothy.  “’Entertaining’ the Notion of Change: The Transformative Power of Performance in Argentine Pop.”  Popular Entertainment Studies 1.2 (2010): n. pag.     

 

Wilson, Timothy.  “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.

 

Wilson, Timothy.  “Starmakers:  Dictators, Songwriters, and the Negotiation of Censorship in the Argentine Dirty War.”  A Contracorriente.  6.1 (2008): 50-75.

 
 
Forthcoming
 

“In ‘De Nada’ You’re Welcome: The Intra-National Musical World of ‘De-genre-ate’ Kevin Johansen” in The Journal of Popular Culture of Michigan State University in March 2014.

 

“Los ángeles de Charly: entre el Ser nacional ideal del Proceso y el Ser nacional real del rock nacional argentino” in Per Musi – Revista Académica de Música in July 2014


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