27 Sep 2023

A local take on Taylor Swift, but academic

From Afternoons, 1:53 pm on 27 September 2023

Swiftposium is an academic conference on Taylor Swift happening in Melbourne next year.

The Swiftposium aims to discuss the implications of Swift's impact on a range of issues including gender, the economy, mental health, and the law.

Rebecca Trelease is a Senior Communication Studies lecturer at Auckland University of Technology, and she explains to Jesse why there's so much more to be learnt from a Taylor Swift song than what meets the eye.

US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs onstage on the first night of her "Eras Tour" at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on 31 March, 2023.

US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs onstage on the first night of her 'Eras Tour' at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on 31 March, 2023. Photo: AFP / Suzanne Cordeiro

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