Pablo Vila

                                              

 

      Pablo Vila (Temple University, USA), es uno de los referentes en cuanto a la sociología de la música popular en Argentina y autor de textos fundamentales del campo en América Latina, tales como Cantando los afectos militantes. Las emociones y los afectos en dos obras del canto folklórico peronista y marxista de los ’70 (Buenos Aires: Academia Nacional del Folklore, 2017, junto a Carlos Molinero), Music, Dance, Affect and Emotions in Latin America (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017), Sound, Image, and National Imaginary in the Construction of Latin/o American Identities (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017, junto a Hector Fernandez L’Hoeste), Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014); The Militant Song Movement in Latin America: Chile, Uruguay and Argentina (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014); Cumbia! Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013, junto a Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste.); Youth Identities and Argentine Popular Music. Beyond Tango (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012); y Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina’s Music Scene (Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 2011, junto a Pablo Semán).

En su trayectoria ha trabajado sobre fenómenos de frontera, música popular y teoría de la identidad, siendo especialmente relevantes sus aportaciones sobre juventud, identidades narrativas y músicas.

 

     Pablo Vila (Ph. D. Department of Sociology, Temple University) is one of the most significant researchers in the sociology of popular music in Argentina and the author of fundamental texts on the field in Latin America, such as Cantando los afectos militantes. Las emociones y los afectos en dos obras del canto folklórico peronista y marxista de los ’70 (Buenos Aires: Academia Nacional del Folklore, 2017, together with Carlos Molinero), Music, Dance, Affect and Emotions in Latin America (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017), Sound, Image, and National Imaginary in the Construction of Latin / o American Identities (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017, together with Hector Fernandez L’Hoeste), Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014); The Militant Song Movement in Latin America: Chile, Uruguay and Argentina (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014); Cumbia! Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013, together with Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste.); Youth Identities and Argentine Popular Music. Beyond Tango (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012); and Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina’s Music Scene (Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 2011, together with Pablo Semán).

In his career he has worked on frontier phenomena, popular music and identity theory, his contributions on youth, narrative identities and music being especially relevant.