Alyssa Woods

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College of Arts School of Fine Art and Music Guelph, Ontario awoods08@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54985

Bio/Research

Woods studies popular music, especially race, gender, and politics in hip-hop music and culture. She has recently explored the trend of female artists who have appropriated and re-imagined the “booty video.”

Employing strategies of parody and hyperbole, artists such as Beyoncé, Lily All...


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Bio/Research

Woods studies popular music, especially race, gender, and politics in hip-hop music and culture. She has recently explored the trend of female artists who have appropriated and re-imagined the “booty video.”

Employing strategies of parody and hyperbole, artists such as Beyoncé, Lily Allen and Nicki Minaj have reclaimed the discourse surrounding the female body from within the hyper-masculine norms of hip-hop culture.


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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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