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Marion Leonard

Marion Leonard

Marion Leonard is Senior Lecturer in the School of Music and member of the Institute of Popular Music. She is author of Gender in the Music Industry (Ashgate, 2007) and co-editor of The Beat Goes On: Liverpool, Popular Music and the Changing City (Liverpool University Press, 2010) and Sites of Popular Music Heritage: Memories, Histories, Places (Routledge, 2014). She is a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council Peer Review College, and formerly held the post of Membership Secretary and Treasurer of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) International Executive. For two years she worked on secondment to National Museums Liverpool as lead curator for The Beat Goes On, an exhibition about Merseyside’s popular music history which was shown at World Museum Liverpool (July 2008 – November 2009). From 2010-2011 she was Principle Investigator on a research project investigating the practical and theoretical issues involved with collecting and representing popular music in museums. The project, conducted in partnership with National Museums Liverpool and the V&A, was funded by the AHRC as part of the Beyond Text programme.


Research interests
Popular music, subcultures, gender, music industry, heritage, memory.


LEONARD, Marion (2015) – Gender and Sexuality. In SHEPHERD, John; DEVINE, Kyle (eds.) – The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-85546-4.
COHEN, Sara; KNIFTON, Robert; LEONARD, Marion; ROBERTS, Les (eds.) (2014) – Sites of Popular Music Heritage: memories, histories, places. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-82450-7.
STRACHAN, Robert; LEONARD, Marion (2014) – More than background: ambience and sound-design in contemporary art documentary film. In ROGERS, Holly (ed.) – Music and Sound in Documentary Film: real listening. ISBN 978-0-415-72866-9.
LEONARD, Marion (2014) – Putting gender in the mix: employment, participation and role expectations in the music industries. In CARTER, Cynthia; STEINER, Linda; McLAUGHLIN, Lisa (eds.) – The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender. ISBN 978-0-415-52769-9.
LEONARD, Marion (2014) – Staging the Beatles: ephemerality, materiality and the production of authenticity in the museum. International Journal of Heritage Studies. Vol. 20, n.º 4, p. 357-375. ISSN 1352-7258.
LEONARD, Marion (2010) – Exhibiting Popular Music: Museum Audiences, Inclusion and Social History. Journal of New Music Research. Vol. 39, n.º 2, p. 171-181. ISSN 0929-8215.
STRACHAN, Robert; LEONARD, Marion (eds.) (2010) – The beat goes on: Liverpool, popular music and the changing city. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. ISBN 978-1-84631-190-1
LEONARD, Marion (2007) – Gender in the music industry: rock, discourse and girl power. Ashgate. ISBN 978-0-7546-3861-2.


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