GA McKay

Professor of Cultural Studies


CCM Research Centre

popular music: jazz, punk, disability in culture / music, gardening and polemic landscape, media studies, protest and social movements, alternative cultures and media, pop festivals, transatlanticism in culture

1984. First Class BA (Hons) Combined Studies, English and Sociology. Hull College of Higher Education. 1992. PhD. Department of English, University of Glasgow. Thesis title: The Half-Life of Words: Narrative in Negative Fabulation.

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  1. McKay, GA 2013, Shakin' all over: Popular music and disability , Corporealities: Discourses of disability , University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor MI.
  2. Mckay, GA 2011, Interview with drummer Colin Bailey, who worked with Winifred Atwell in the 1950s , .. (Unpublished)
  3. Mckay, GA 2010, Interview with David Rohoman , .. (Unpublished)
  4. Mckay, GA and Higham, B 2011, Annotated bibliography of community music research review, AHRC connected communities programme , Project Report, Arts & Humanities Research Council. (Unpublished)
  5. McKay, GA and Higham, B 2011, Community music: history and current practice, its constructions of ‘community’, digital turns and future soundings , Project Report, Arts Humanities Research Council, Swindon.
  6. Mckay, GA 2011, Radical gardening: politics, idealism & rebellion in the garden , Frances Lincoln, London.
  7. Mckay, GA 2001, Trad jazz in 1950s Britain—protest, pleasure, politics—interviews with some of those involved , UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)
  8. Mckay, GA and Goddard, MN 2009, 'Introduction: (Post-)subculture theory, and practice in East-Central Europe' , in: Subcultures and New Religious Movements in Russia and East-Central Europe , Peter Lang, Oxford, pp. 3-14.
  9. Mckay, GA 2010, 'Community arts and music, community media: cultural politics and policy in Britain since the 1960s' , in: Understanding Community Media , Sage, London, pp. 41-52.
  10. Campbell, Neil, Davies, Jude and Mckay, GA, (eds.) 2004, Issues in Americanisation and culture , Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.