Kate Maxwell

Kate Maxwell is associate professor in music history at the University of Tromsø, Norway. She researches popular and medieval music, literature, and visual culture. She was previously a postdoctoral researcher in Multimodality and Cultural Change at the University of Agder, Norway, with a project that applied the concept of multimodality to medieval manuscritpts as they are viewed in the digital age. In 2009 she was awarded her PhD for a thesis entitled 'Guillaume de Machaut and the mise en page of medieval French sung verse' by the departments of French and Music at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. You can visit her research website here: http://www.skatemaxwell.wordpress.com
Recent publications include:
‘Multimodality and Gender in Beck’s Song Reader’, co-author Lilli Mittner, in Multimodal Aesthetics ed. Elise Seip Tønnessen and Frida Forsgren (London: Routledge, 2018), pp. 304–317
'The Construction of New Scientific Norms for Solving Grand Challenges: The Norwegian Idélab Programme’, co-author Paul Benneworth, Palgrave Communications 4 (2018) article 52, special collection: Scientific Advice for Governments. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0105-9 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-018-0105-9
'Beck's Song Reader: An Unbound Music Book', Mémoires du livre / Studies in Book Culture 8:1 (2016), special issue 'La littérature sauvage / Literature Unbound', ed. Denis Saint-Armand. DOI: 10.7202/1038035ar http://www.erudit.org/revue/memoires/2016/v8/n1/1038035ar.html
‘When Here is Now and Now is Then: Bridging the Gap in Time with “Sumer is icumen in”’ in Building Bridges for Multimodal Research: International Perspectives on Theories and Practices of Multimodal Analysis, ed. Janina Wildfeuer (Bern: Peter Lang, 2015), 259–268
'Performance and the Page', co-authored with James R. Simpson and Peter V. Davies, Pecia: Le livre et l'écrit 16 (2013), special issue Performance and the Page ed. Kate Maxwell, James R. Simpson, and Peter V. Davies
'An Analysis of 'Mode' in Guillaume de Machaut's Lay mortel ('Un mortel lay', Lay 12)', in Lydspor:  Når musikk møter tekst og bilde [Soundtrack: When Music Meets Text and Image], ed. Bjarne Markussen (Kristiansand: Portal forlag, 2015)