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Dr Jennifer Cattermole

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies
Lecturer
MA (Otago) PhD (Macquarie)
Joined the staff in 2011

Tel 64 3 479 4025
Email jennifer.cattermole@otago.ac.nz

Research Expertise

My primary research field is ethnomusicology

I research Māori and Pacific Islander musics

My research investigates music in relation to:

  • government policy
  • political expression
  • identity (gendered, cultural, national, diasporic)
  • place and space
  • social hierarchies
  • postcolonialism
  • authenticity
  • representation
  • globalisation and localisation
  • heritage and modernity
  • Teaching and learning

Postgraduate Supervision

  • Solomon Islands - musical and environmental sustainability
  • Solomon Islands women's music
  • Māori music app development
  • Music education in Aotearoa/ NZ

Other Musical and Community Activities

  • member of the NZ musicological society
  • member of IASPM-ANZ (the Australia-New Zealand branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music)
  • facilitator of the Uni Ukes ensemble
  • facilitator of the University of Otago taonga pūoro group (taonga pūoro ki Ōtakou)

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Publications

Cattermole, J. (2017, June). Taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments), peace and conflict. Verbal presentation at the Performance and Performativity of Violence Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2017, June). Researching taonga pūoro. Hot Topics in Music Series, University of the Third Age, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Research Presentation].

Cattermole, J. (2017, June). Ko Te Ao Tūroa: Into the world of music. Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Public Lecture].

Homan, S., Cloonan, M., & Cattermole, J. (2016). Popular music industries and the state: Policy notes. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 250p.

Cattermole, J. (2016, April). A culturally responsive approach to teaching tāonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) in an institutional setting. Verbal presentation at the Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Authored Book - Research

Homan, S., Cloonan, M., & Cattermole, J. (2016). Popular music industries and the state: Policy notes. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 250p.

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Edited Book - Research

Homan, S., Cloonan, M., & Cattermole, J. (Eds.). (2015). Popular music and cultural policy. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 128p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Cattermole, J. (2013). Creative New Zealand’s proposed restructure and New Zealand nationalism. In O. Wilson & S. Attfield (Eds.), Shifting sounds: Musical flow. (pp. 24-33). Dunedin, New Zealand: IASPM Australia/New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2011). Fijian sigidrigi and the performance of social hierarchies. In B. Abels (Ed.), Austronesian soundscapes: Performing arts in Oceania and Southeast Asia. (pp. 205-221). Amsterdam University Press.

Cattermole, J. (2011). Fiji islands: A sustainable future for sigidrigi?. In G. Baldacchino (Ed.), Island songs: A global repertoire. (pp. 135-152). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Cattermole, J. (2011). 'Oh, reggae but different!' The localisation of roots reggae in Aotearoa. In G. Keam & T. Mitchell (Eds.), Home, land and sea: Situating music in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 47-59). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

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Journal - Research Article

Cattermole, J. (2015). Government agency interventions in New Zealand's and Australia's indigenous popular music industries and indigenous (dis)empowerment. MEDIANZ, 15(1), 54-71. doi: 10.11157/medianz-vol15iss1id131

Cattermole, J. (2014). Cultural protectionism in a deregulated and diversifying broadcasting environment: Getting more Māori music on air. Perfect Beat, 15(1), 67-87. doi: 10.1558/prbt.v15i1.17807

Cattermole, J. (2014). 'Vulitara' ('learning by doing'): The importance of watching, listening and imitating in the teaching and learning of Fijian sigirigi. Musicworks, 19, 29-36.

Homan, S., Cloonan, M., & Cattermole, J. (2013). Introduction: Popular music and policy. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 19(3), 275-280. doi: 10.1080/10286632.2013.788165

Cattermole, J. (2013). Beyond the Black Atlantic: Black outernationality and Afrocentrism in Aotearoa/New Zealand roots reggae. Musicology Australia, 35(1), 112-137. doi: 10.1080/08145857.2013.761102

Cattermole, J. (2009). Fijian sigidrigi and the sonic representation and construction of place. Transforming Cultures eJournal, 4(1). Retrieved from http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/TfC/article/view/1064

Cattermole, J. (2008). We are Fiji: Rugby, music and representation of the Fijian nation. Shima, 2(2), 99-115.

Cattermole, J. (2007). ″Fiji blues?″: Taveuni and Qamea musicians' engagements with recording technologies. World of Music, 49(1), 171-187.

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Journal - Research Other

Cattermole, J. (2014). Learning taonga pūoro. Tune Me In, 9, 16-17.

Cattermole, J., Cloonan, M., & Homan, S. (2013). Introduction: Policy and popular music. Perfect Beat, 14(2), 95-98. doi: 10.1558/prbt.v14i2.95

Cattermole, J. (2009). [Review of the recording Moonlight Leta Volume 1. Musical Transitions: Marshallese string band music today and yesterday]. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 10(1), 69-71. doi: 10.1080/14442210802644825

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Cattermole, J. (2011). Beyond the black Atlantic: Black outernationality and Afrocentrism in Aotearoa/New Zealand roots reggae. In L. Giuffre & P. Spirou (Eds.), Routes, Roots & Routines: Selected papers from the 2011 Australia/New Zealand Annual (IASPM) Conference. (pp. 72-79). Sydney, Australia: IASPM AusNZ/Perfect Beat. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2011). Beyond the iiNet case: ISPs as copyright cops? In J. Cattermole, S. Homan & G. Smith (Eds.), Instruments of Change: Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia-New Zealand 2010 Conference. (pp. 25-30). Melbourne, Australia: International Association for the Study of Popular Music. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2010). (De)valuing tradition: The future of Fijian sigidrigi. In S. D. Brunt & K. Zemke (Eds.), What's it Worth? 'Value' and Popular Music: Selected Papers from the 2009 International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia New Zealand Conference. (pp. 22-25). Dunedin, New Zealand: IASPM-ANZ. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2009). Representing Rotuma: The film music of Pear ta ma 'on maf (The Land Has Eyes). In C. Strong & M. Phillipov (Eds.), Stuck in the Middle: The Mainstream and its Discontents: Selected Proceedings of the 2008 International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Australia and New Zealand Conference. (pp. 76-84). Auckland, New Zealand: IASPM-ANZ. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2008). 'We are Fiji': Musically constructing the Fijian nation. In D. Bendrups (Ed.), Music on the Edge: Selected papers from the 2007 International Association for the Study of Popular Music Australia/New Zealand Conference. (pp. 34-40). Dunedin, New Zealand: IASPM Australia/New Zealand. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2008). Sere ni cumu and the contemporary construction of place and identity in Taveuni, Fiji. In I. Collinson (Ed.), Whose Popular Music? Industry, Performers, Fans: Selected Proceedings from the 2006 International Association for the Study of Popular Music Australia/New Zealand (IASPM-ANZ) Conference. (pp. 77-82). Sydney, Australia: IASPM and Perfect Beat. [Full Paper]

Cattermole, J. (2006). Sere ni cumu and the contemporary construction of place and identity in Taveuni, Fiji. In H. Johnson (Ed.), Refereed Papers from the 2nd International Small Island Cultures Conference. (pp. 1-15). Sydney, Australia: Small Islands Cultures Research Initiative. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Cattermole, J. (2013). Creative New Zealand: Reflecting and constructing the place of Maori and Pacific Islander music within the nation. Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music Australia/New Zealand (IASPM-ANZ) Conference: Popular Music, Communities, Places, Ecologies. Retrieved from http://iaspm.org.au/iaspm-anz-2013-brisbane-program/

Hundleby, I. K., & Cattermole, J. (2013). Kastom lo last yestadae go kasim nao: Case studies in Malaitan women's music. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, G. Burnett & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices X. (pp. 31). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

Cattermole, J., Johnson, H., & Wilson, O. (Eds.). (2015). Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia/New Zealand Annual Conference: Into the Mix: People, Places, Processes. Dunedin, New Zealand: IASPM Australia/New Zealand. 86p.

Cattermole, J., Homan, S., & Smith, G. (Eds.). (2011). Instruments of Change: Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia-New Zealand 2010 Conference. Melbourne, Australia: International Association for the Study of Popular Music. 176p.

Cattermole, J. (Ed.). (2008). Refereed papers from the 4th International Small Island Cultures Conference. Sydney, Australia: Small Island Cultures Research Initiative. 48p.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Cattermole, J. (2017, June). Taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments), peace and conflict. Verbal presentation at the Performance and Performativity of Violence Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2016, April). A culturally responsive approach to teaching tāonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) in an institutional setting. Verbal presentation at the Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2015, July). Reflections on taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) teaching and learning at the University of Otago. Verbal presentation at the 2nd Asia Pacific Community Music Network (APCMN) Seminar: Connecting Perspectives on Community Music Activities in the Asia Pacific Region, Tokyo, Japan.

Cattermole, J. (2015, November). Music's (hitherto neglected) role in the Moriori cultural renaissance. Verbal presentation at the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML): New Zealand Branch Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2014, December). Rongo Moriori (Moriori songs): Music’s role in the Moriori cultural renaissance. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia/New Zealand Annual Conference: Into the Mix: People, Places, Processes, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2014, April). Cultural protectionism in a deregulated and diversifying broadcasting environment: Getting more Māori music on air. Verbal presentation at the Music / Media / Politics Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2014, December). Rongo Moriori (Moriori songs): Music’s role in the Moriori cultural renaissance. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Musicological Society Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2013, November). Child's play? Teaching and learning in Fijian sigidrigi. Verbal presentation at the Asia Pacific Community Music Network (APCMN) Seminar, Brisbane, Australia.

Cattermole, J. (2012, June). Māori and Pacific Islander music policy development in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the Policy Notes: Popular Music, Industry and the State Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Cattermole, J. (2012, December). New Zealand government funding of Māori popular music. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia/New Zealand Annual Conference: Shifting Sounds: Musical Flow, Hobart, Australia.

Cattermole, J. (2011, November). Beyond the black Atlantic: Black outernationality and Afrocentrism in Aotearoa/New Zealand roots reggae. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Australia/New Zealand Annual Conference: Routes-Roots-Routines, Wellington, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2010, November). The iiNet case and beyond: ISPs as copyright cops? Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music: Australia & New Zealand Chapter (IASPM-ANZ) Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Cattermole, J. (2009, November). (De)valuing tradition: The future of Fijian sigidrigi. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music: Australia & New Zealand Branch (IASPM-ANZ) Annual Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2008, November). Representing Rotuma: The film music of Pear ta ma 'on maf (The Land Has Eyes). Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Australia and New Zealand (IASPM-ANZ) Conference: Stuck in the Middle: The Mainstream and its Discontents, Brisbane, Australia.

Cattermole, J. (2007, November-December). 'We are Fiji': Musically constructing the Fijian nation. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music: Australia/New Zealand Branch Annual Conference: Music on the Edge, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cattermole, J. (2006, June). Sere ni cumu and the contemporary construction of place and identity in Taveuni, Fiji. Verbal presentation at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music Australia/New Zealand Branch Conference, Sydney, Australia.

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Performance

Huber, R. (writer, director), Shaw Bennett, N. (recorded voice), Cattermole, J. (performer), Roberts, M. (lighting design), Kalogeropoulou, S. (choreographer), Huber, F. (music), & Powell-Moore, P. (music, recorded sounds) (2016, 15-16 September). Meat/Love/Die, Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Performance].

Cattermole, J. (Taonga pūoro), & Huber, R. (director) (2016, 18 June). Tatai, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Performance].

Cattermole, J. (Taonga pūoro), Kalogeropoulou, S. (choreographer), & Huber, R. (director) (2016, 13 July). Department of Music Showcase Series: World Music Concert I: Aotearoa & Java, with the Gamelan, Marama Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Performance].

Cattermole, J. (Taonga pūoro), & Huber, R. (director) (2016, 17 September). Tatai, Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Performance].

Cattermole, J. (bonang penerus), Susilo, J. (director, kendhang, gender penerus), & Johnson, H. (koto) (2014, 9 July). Department of Music Showcase Series: Puspawarna University of Otago Gamelan Group, Marama Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Performance].

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