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Dr Adam de Paor-Evans

Reader in Ethnomusicology, Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries, University of Central Lancashire

Dr Adam de Paor-Evans is an ethnomusicologist, cultural theorist, writer, and musicology scholar focusing on the hidden aspects of music cultures. He is Reader in Ethnomusicology and Director of the Creative Practice Research Academy (CPRA) at UCLan. He runs the research project: 'RHYTHM OBSCURA: Revealing Hidden Histories through Ethnomusicology and Cultural Theory', and is also interested in the relationships between the intertextuality and intangibility of music cultures, reifications, artefacts, personal histories, and representational devices. In addition to many journal articles and guest chapters, he has published two books entitled: 'PROVINCIAL HEADZ: British Hip Hop and Critical Regionalism' (Equinox Publishers Ltd., 2020), and 'SCRATCHING THE SURFACE: Hip Hop, Remoteness, and Everyday Life' (Squagle House, 2020), and continues to write and practice intersecting hip hop, history, and ethnomusicology.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Reader in Ethnomusicology, UCLAN
  • 2015–2020
    School Lead for Research and Innovation, UCLAN
  • 2017–2019
    Principal Lecturer in Cultural Theory, UCLAN

Education

  • 2021 
    University of Central Lancashire, Doctor of Philosophy

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    THE EMERGENCE, REPRESENTATION, AND IDENTITY OF HIP-HOP CULTURE IN THE SOUTH-WEST AND NORTH-WEST OF BRITAIN
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2020 Round