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Dr Catherine Hoad PhD; MMCCS

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Music and Creative Media Production

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Macquarie University (2016)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Prizes and Awards

  • College Early Career Research Award - Massey University (2020)
  • Macquarie University Vice Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Postgraduate Research - Macquarie University (2016)
  • Abstract selection for Royal Society of New South Wales 2016 Yearbook. This selection recognises the leading PhD theses submitted in 2016. - Royal Society of New South Wales (2016)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Hoad, C., & Wilson, O. (2020). More than ‘clips of dead fish’: gender, technologisation, and localisation in the amateur music videos of Wellington spearfishers. Green Letters. 24(3), 252-268
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C., Wilson, O., Brunt, S., Shill, G., & Howe, B. (2020). Work-integrated learning in university popular music programmes: Localised approaches to vocational curricula in Melbourne, Australia and Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand. British Journal of Music Education. 37(2), 181-192
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C., Howe, B., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C., & Gunn, R. (2020). Queer Contexts in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture. 4(1), 3-12 Retrieved from https://www.intellectbooks.com/queer-studies-in-media-popular-culture
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2019). Pauwke Berkers and Julian Schaap. 2018. ’Gender Inequality in Metal Music Production’. Perfect Beat: the Pacific journal of research into contemporary music and popular culture. 19(2), 172-174
[Book Review]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2019). ‘One of the boys’: Countdown’s nationalizing project and the performative queering of Antipodean masculinity. Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture. 4(1), 27-41 Retrieved from https://www.intellectbooks.com/queer-studies-in-media-popular-culture
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Tulloch, R., Hoad, C., & Young, H. (2019). Riot grrrl gaming: gender, sexuality, race, and the politics of choice in Gone Home. Continuum. 33(3), 337-350
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2018). 'He can be whatever you want him to be': Identity and intimacy in the masked performance of Ghost. Popular Music. 37(2), 175-192
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, CS., & Whiting, SC. (2017). True Kvlt? The Cultural Capital of “Nordicness” in Extreme Metal. M/C Journal. 20(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2017). Review of Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent, Amber Clifford-Napoleone. Perfect Beat: the Pacific journal of research into contemporary music and popular culture. 18(1), 77-78
[Book Review]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2017). Slashing through the boundaries: Heavy metal fandom, fan fiction and girl cultures. Metal Music Studies. 3(1), 5-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2016). We are the sons of the southern cross: Gendered nationalisms and imagined community in Australian extreme metal. Journal of World Popular Music. 3(1), 90-107
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2015). Whiteness with(out) borders: Translocal narratives of whiteness in heavy metal scenes in Norway, South Africa and Australia.. MediaNZ. 15(1), 17-34
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2014). ‘Ons is saam’ <sup>1</sup> Afrikaans metal and rebuilding whiteness in the Rainbow Nation. International Journal of Community Music. 7(2), 189-205
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2013). Split wide open: Cannibal corpse and carnographic pleasure. United Academics Journal of Social Sciences. 3(2), 16-31
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2012). Scream bloody gore - The abject body and posthuman possibilities in death metal. NEO journal for higher degree research in the social sciences and humanities. 5, 1-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Hoad, C.

Book

Hoad, C., Wilson, O., & Stahl, G. (Eds.) (2022). Mixing Pop and Politics Political Dimensions of Popular Music in the 21st Century. : Routledge
[Edited Book]Edited by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C.(2021). Heavy Metal Music, Texts, and Nationhood (Re)sounding Whiteness. : Palgrave Macmillan
[Authored Book]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2021). Heavy Metal in 'Global' Perspectives. In S. Krueger-Bridge (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Global Popular Music. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2021). Polar Fate: Mapping Metal at the Southern Edge of the World. In Living Metal Metal Scenes Around the World. : Intellect (UK)
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C., & Wilson, O.(2021). NZ music’s #MeToo moment is a wake-up call for educators: prepare graduates to challenge and change the industry. The Conversation
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C. (2020). Striborg, Spiritual Catharsis. In An Anthology of Australian Albums Critical Engagements. : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2019). Critical Introduction: What is Australian about Australian Heavy Metal?. In C. Hoad (Ed.) Australian Metal Music Identities, Scenes, and Cultures. (pp. 1 - 18). UK: Emerald Publishing Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.Edited by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (Ed.) (2019). Australian Metal Music: Scenes, Practices, Identities. UK: Emerald Books
[Edited Book]Edited by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2019). From Parking Lot to Baghdad: Documentary Film and Global Metal Discourse.. In G. Bayer (Ed.) Heavy Metal at the Movies. (pp. 129 - 147). UK: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2019). Heavy Metal in South Africa. In D. Horn, & J. Shepherd (Eds.) Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 12: Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa. (pp. 194 - 197). : Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Hoad, C.

Thesis

Hoad, C. (2016). Pale Communion: Whiteness, Masculinity and Nationhood in Heavy Metal Scenes in Norway, South Africa and Australia. (Doctoral Thesis) Hoad, C. (2016). Pale Communion: Whiteness, masculinity and nationhood in heavy metal scenes in Norway, South Africa and Australia. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Hoad, C.

Report

Hoad, C., & Wilson, O. (2020). Gender Diversity Among Aotearoa/New Zealand's APRA AMCOS Membership. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Carter, D., Hoad, C., & Muller, P. (2020). The Economic and Cultural Contributions of the Small to Medium Theatre Sector in the City of Sydney, 2018-19.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Carter, D., Hoad, C.
Carter, D., & Hoad, C. (2020). Summary and Comparison: The Economic and Cultural Contributions of select creative sectors in the City of Sydney, 2016-2020.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Carter, D., Hoad, C.

Conference

Wilson, O., & Hoad, C.There Goes Gravity: Flat Earth Music. . Canberra
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C.Polar Fate: Mapping Metal Masculinities at the Southern Edge of the World. . University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C., & Wilson, O.Spear-to-spear networks: Music and communicative phenomenology in online spearfishing videos. . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C., Wilson, O.
Hoad, C.Refuse/Resist: What does it mean for metal to be rebellious in 2017?. . Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Dark Corners and Forgotten Continents: Mapping the colonialist lexicon of global metal. . Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Behind the who can tell? Identity, Intimacy and Isolation in the music of Ghost. . University of Central Queensland, Mackay, QLD, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Beer, Blokes and Brutality. . Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Slashing through the Boundaries: Heavy Metal Stars, Fanfiction, and Resistant Girl Cultures. . Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.The Vikings of the East? Metal, Marginality and Masculinity. . University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2015). Beer, blokes and brutality : whiteness and banal nationalism in Australian extreme metal scenes. (pp. 300 - 308). Helsinki, Finland
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Whiteness With(out) Borders: Heavy Metal and Transnational Whiteness. . Thistle Hotel, Brighton, United Kingdom
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.The Whitening Pot: Translocal white narratives in heavy metal scenes in Norway, South Africa and Australia. . University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Nobody wants to be a pale male in the new South Africa: Territories of resistance in Afrikaans heavy metal. . University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2014). Why not here? Pinoy metal and peripheral communities. Communities, Places, Ecologies: International Association for the Study of Popular Music 2013 Australia and New Zealand Chapter Conference Proceedings. (pp. 13 - 22).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C.Fucking Hostile: Transforming Spaces through Music Torture. . University of Technology Sydney, NSW, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2013). Hold the Heathen Hammer High: Viking Metal from the Local to the Global. Flow: Selected proceedings from the 2012 IASPM Australia/New Zealand Conference. (pp. 62 - 70).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hoad, C.

Other

Hoad, C. (2017). Explainer: The politics of heavy metal. : The Conversation
[Internet publication]Authored by: Hoad, C.
Hoad, C. (2016). Thesis abstract pale communion: whiteness, masculinity and nationhood in heavy metal scenes in Norway, South Africa and Australia. (pp. 94 - 94). Royal Society of New South Wales
[Other]Authored by: Hoad, C.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 133.154 Contemporary Musicology
  • 133.257 Philosophical Perspectives on Creative Practice
  • 133.355 Political Economy, Freeconomy and Community
  • 133.702 Critical Frameworks for Music
  • 133.900 PhD Music
  • 289.702 Critical Frameworks for Creative Media Production
  • 293.730 Critical Frameworks for Creative Practice

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Stella Corkery - Doctor of Philosophy
    Painting Towards a New Feminine Noise
  • Anna Edgington - Doctor of Philosophy
    Gender Diversity in Music Production Technologies in New Zealand