News Posts

11/19/19. Nadine Hubbs is featured in ep. 6 of the acclaimed Radiolab 9-episode podcast “Dolly Parton’s America.”

10/21/19. The University Record published a profile of Nadine Hubbs including discussion of her Country Mexicans research.

6/26/19. Nadine Hubbs published an op-ed, “The Poor-Shaming Vision of Pride in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down,’” in the arts magazine Frieze.

3/27/19. “Nadine Hubbs on Listening Queerly” (ep. 85 of the Imagine Otherwise podcast) has gone live. It’s a 22-min. interview on Hubbs’s work in connection with her social justice vision, including Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music; Latinx millennials’ views on country music as Mexican music; and music’s superpowers. Accessible media including images, links, and complete transcript.

1/3/19. Nadine Hubbs was interviewed by Ludwig Hurtado for “Country Music Is Also Mexican Music” in The Nation. The article draws on her current research for Country Mexicans and her previous book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music.

8/3/18. Nadine Hubbs’s February 2017 keynote address to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (U.S. branch), “Country Music in Dangerous TImes,” has been published in the new issue of Journal of Popular Music Studies.

4/18/18Angelene Ku received a blue ribbon for her research poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Spring Symposium of the U-M Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program. Her poster brought together an overview of Country Mexicans and her work on the project, her U-M musicology-ethnomusicology coursework, and the recent Disney-Pixar movie Coco. Congratulations, Angelene!

10/9/17. Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music appeared in Popmatters’ “Ten Conversation-Shifting Contemporary Books about Popular Music,” by Joshua Friedman, a review-list spanning 10 years.

10/6/18. Nadine Hubbs was interviewed by Bob Garfield about “Class Politics, Country Music and Hillbilly Humanism” on NPR’s On the Media (13 minutes).