Breaking the dualism of art vs. pedagogy

As a part of the conference Nordic Network for Music Pedagogy Research in Copenhagen, March 2020, several members of the research group were involved during the symposium «Breaking the dualism of art vs. pedagogy»: Kari Holdhus presented the overall project («School and Concert – From Transmission to Dialogue») and “Potensial and Challenges for Dialogue and […]

Highly relevant article about Musician-Teacher Partnerships now online

Research group member Ailbhe Kenny has published a new article in International Journal of Education and the Arts, The ‘Back and Forth’ of Musician-Teacher Partnership in a New York City School. In the abstract, Kenny writes: Teaching artists are often a central feature of arts-in-education work in North American schools. This article examines a teaching […]

New article recommendation: Negotiating teacher-artist identities: “Disturbance” through partnership

Ailbhe Kenny, our research group member from Mary Immaculate College, University of Ireland, has recently published a new article on the topic Negotiating teacher-artist identities: “Disturbance” through partnership in collaboration with colleague Dorothy Morrisey. They write in the abstract: This article troubles the notion of “disturbance” in relation to teacher-artist identities within partnerships delivering arts education […]

Successful midway evaluation

On Wednesday 19 February many of the CCC research group attended PhD candidate Felicity Burbridge Rinde’s midway evaluation of her project on the use of music with newly arrived minority language pupils in Norwegian primary schools. The evaluation committee, Line Hilt from the University of Bergen and Eva Sæther from the University of Malmø, asked […]

A new doctor in Culture – Criticism – Community

Øystein Kvinge had his doctoral defence the 18th October 2019 at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology. The thesis is called Presentation in Teacher Educaton: A study of student teachers’ transformation and representation of subject content using semiotic technology, and consists of three articles and a synopsis. The articles are titled: Performing the Pre-Formed: […]

The FUTURED-project has now officially started

The research project «Music Education for the Future» (FUTURED 2019-2022) started up with a kick off seminar 9th-10th September in Bergen, Norway with researchers from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and Oslo Metropolitan University in addition to guest researchers from Norway, Finland, Ireland and The United States. The researchers presented the three work packages, […]

Music in primary schools and social inclusion of immigrant pupils in Norway

This PhD project is a critical investigation of participatory music making as an arena for inclusion and community building in primary schools with intensive language classes for newly arrived immigrant pupils, exploring dynamics of inclusion and exclusion. Norway has recently experienced a relatively large influx of immigrants that has led to rapid changes in its […]

Culture, Criticism, Community well represented at RIME 2019

Members of the CCC research group were well represented at RIME 2019, a conference for research in music education hosted by Bath Spa University 23rd – 26th April 2019 in England. Tine Grieg Viig presented her completed doctoral thesis “The Dynamics of Creative Music Making: a sociocultural perspective on learning in creative musicking practices”. Judy […]

Lykke Guanio-Uluru

Lykke Guanio-Uluru is Associate Professor of Literature at HVL. Her she currently teaches at the master and PhD levels at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, and supervises MA and PhD students. Research interests and competencies include: narrative theory, fantasy literature, digital games aesthetics, ecocriticism, posthumanism and climate fiction. She has published Ethics and Form […]