Júlia Durand (SFRH/BD/132254/2017)

Júlia Suzanne Pereira da Cunha Durand

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Júlia Durand is a musicology researcher at NOVA University of Lisbon. She is a member of the Centre of Sociology and Musical Aesthetics (CESEM) and regularly takes part in the activities of its Group for Studies in Sociology of Music (SociMus), the Research Cluster of Studies in Music and Gender (NEGEM), and the Group of Advanced Studies in Music and Cyberculture (CysMus). In addition to several papers on music and audiovisual media presented at international conferences such as Music and the Moving Image, Sound On Screen and Séminaire annuel d’ethnobotanique du domaine européen, her research has been published in edited volumes such as Remediating Sound: Repeatable Culture, YouTube and Music; Anonymous Sounds: Library Music and Screen Culture in the 1960s and 1970s (forthcoming); and Oxford Handbook of Music and Television (forthcoming). Her work has also been published in the journals Music, Sound and the Moving Image; Time & Society; European Journal of American Culture; and Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia, among others. Since 2021, she has taught courses on the topic of music and media at FCSH – NOVA University of Lisbon. Her PhD dissertation (funded with an FCT scholarship) explored the production and use of library music in online videos. Her current research interests focus on the role of music in online media with political messages and misinformation. In addition to her academic work, she has published written fiction and is a lyricist for vocal music and for music theatre.