25 September 2023 - Australia to host academic conference on Taylor Swift
Australian University to Host International Academic Symposium on Impact of Taylor Swift
Emily Zemler (Rolling Stone, 21/09/2023)
Australia’s University of Melbourne will host the Swiftposium 2024 in February to better understand Taylor Swift’s global impact. The three-day event will be an international academic symposium and will coincide with Swift bringing her Eras Tour to the country.
‘Swiftposium’: Australia to host academic conference on Taylor Swift
Janine Israel (The Guardian, 22/09/2023)
Australia is set to fulfil student Swifties’ wildest dreams when it hosts an international academic symposium in 2024 devoted to the global cultural and economic impact of Taylor Swift.
Australia to host academic conference on Taylor Swift
Issy Ronald (CNN, 21/09/2023)
Taylor Swift’s enormous cultural, economic and musical impact is already known all too well.
Australia to host academic symposium on impact of Taylor Swift
(ABC News, 22/05/2023)
A collaboration of academics want to better understand Taylor Swift's global impact. Swift has been the subject of several university courses in the US. The University of Melbourne, University of Sydney and Auckland University of Technology will host a "Swiftposium" to examine her impact on everything from the music industry to fandom to pop culture to the economy.