Understanding the Eurovision Song Contest in multicultural Australia: we got love

Authored book


Carniel, Jessica. 2018. Understanding the Eurovision Song Contest in multicultural Australia: we got love. Switzerland. Palgrave Pivot Cham.
Book Title

Understanding the Eurovision Song Contest in multicultural Australia: we got love

Book CategoryAuthored book
Authors
AuthorCarniel, Jessica
Number of Pages123
Year2018
PublisherPalgrave Pivot Cham
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
ISBN9783030023140
9783030023157
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02315-7
Web Address (URL)https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030023140
Abstract

This book presents the first in-depth study of the Eurovision Song Contest from an Australian perspective. Using a cultural studies approach, the study draws together fan interviews and surveys with media and textual analysis of the contest itself. In doing so, it begins to answer the question of why the European song contest appeals to viewers in Australia. It explores and challenges the dominant narrative that links Eurovision fandom to post-WWII European migration, arguing that this Eurocentric narrative presents a limited view of how contemporary Australian multicultural society operates in the context of globalized culture. It concludes with a consideration of the future of the Eurovision Song Contest as Australia enters into the ‘Asian century’.

KeywordsEurovision Song Contest, multiculturalism, popular culture, Australian culture, fan studies, Australia
Contains Sensitive ContentDoes not contain sensitive content
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470212. Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
470210. Globalisation and culture
470203. Consumption and everyday life
Public Notes

Files associated with this item cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.

Byline AffiliationsSchool of Arts and Communication
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Permalink -

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/q4z79/understanding-the-eurovision-song-contest-in-multicultural-australia-we-got-love

  • 212
    total views
  • 11
    total downloads
  • 0
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Killing Conchita: celebrity persona (de/re)construction as artistic transformation
Carniel, Jessica. 2023. "Killing Conchita: celebrity persona (de/re)construction as artistic transformation." Celebrity Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/19392397.2023.2256429
Wogs as work: humour as ethnic entrepreneurship and convivial labour
Carniel, Jessica and Persian, Jayne. 2023. "Wogs as work: humour as ethnic entrepreneurship and convivial labour." Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2023.2253382
Inquiry-based learning as an adaptive signature pedagogy in international relations
Carniel, Jessica, Emmerson, Mark and Gehrmann, Richard. 2023. "Inquiry-based learning as an adaptive signature pedagogy in international relations." International Studies Perspectives. https://doi.org/10.1093/isp/ekad015
The ethics review and the humanities and social sciences: disciplinary distinctions in ethics review processes
Carniel, Jessica, Hickey, Andrew, Southey, Kim, Bromdal, Annette, Crowley-Cyr, Lynda, Eacersall, Douglas, Farmer, Will, Gehrmann, Richard, Machin, Tanya and Pillay, Yosheen. 2022. "The ethics review and the humanities and social sciences: disciplinary distinctions in ethics review processes." Research Ethics. 19 (2), pp. 139-156. https://doi.org/10.1177/17470161221147202
Better off dead?: the creative practice of reviving Ophelia
Carniel, Jessica. 2016. "Better off dead?: the creative practice of reviving Ophelia." TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. 20 (Special Issue 36). https://doi.org/10.52086/001c.27054
A Commonwealth Princess? The instrumentalization of Meghan Markle’s race to construct her royal persona
Carniel, Jessica. 2021. "A Commonwealth Princess? The instrumentalization of Meghan Markle’s race to construct her royal persona." Persona Studies. 7 (1), pp. 33-47. https://doi.org/10.21153/psj2021vol7no1art1459
Armchair Researchers: Modes of Ethnographic Research for Understanding and Experiencing the Eurovision Song Contest
Hay, Chris and Carniel, Jessica. 2022. "Armchair Researchers: Modes of Ethnographic Research for Understanding and Experiencing the Eurovision Song Contest." Dubin, Adam, Vuletic, Dean and Obregón, Antonio (ed.) The Eurovision Song Contest as a Cultural Phenomenon: From Concert Halls to the Halls of Academia. United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 237-248
High, Low and Participatory: The Eurovision Song Contest and Cultural Studies
Carniel, Jessica. 2022. "High, Low and Participatory: The Eurovision Song Contest and Cultural Studies ." Dubin, Adam, Vuletic, Dean and Obregón, Antonio (ed.) The Eurovision Song Contest as a Cultural Phenomenon: From Concert Halls to the Halls of Academia. United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 163-174
Kindred spirits: reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables
Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike. 2021. "Kindred spirits: reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables." Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 1-6
Anne with a me: adapting to new adaptations of Anne as she adapts to us
Carniel, Jessica. 2021. "Anne with a me: adapting to new adaptations of Anne as she adapts to us." Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 171-188
Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes
Hickey, Andrew, Davis, Samantha, Farmer, Will, Dawidowicz, Julianna, Moloney, Clint, Lamont-Mills, Andrea, Carniel, Jess, Pillay, Yosheen, Akenson, David, Bromdal, Annette, Gehrmann, Richard, Mills, Dean, Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy, Machin, Tanya, Reich, Suzanne, Southey, Kim, Crowley-Cyr, Lynda, Watanabe, Taiji, Davenport, Josh, ..., Maxwell, Jacinta. 2021. "Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes." Journal of Academic Ethics. 20, pp. 549-567. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10805-021-09430-4
Richard White’s Inventing Australia: revisiting the invention forty years later
Carniel, Jessica. 2021. "Richard White’s Inventing Australia: revisiting the invention forty years later." History Australia. 18 (1), pp. 156-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2021.1878914
Nation Branding, Cultural Relations and Cultural Diplomacy at Eurovision: Between Australia and Europe
Carniel, Jessica. 2019. "Nation Branding, Cultural Relations and Cultural Diplomacy at Eurovision: Between Australia and Europe." Kalman, Julie, Wellings, Ben and Jacotine, Keshia (ed.) Eurovisions: Identity and the International Politics of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1956. Singapore. Springer. pp. 151-173
This One Loves That One: Queerbaiting at the Eurovision Song Contest
Carniel, Jessica. 2019. "This One Loves That One: Queerbaiting at the Eurovision Song Contest." Brennan, Joseph (ed.) Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities. Iowa City, United States. University of Iowa Press. pp. 182-185
Part of the party: Eurovision fans in Australia
Carniel, Jessica. 2019. "Part of the party: Eurovision fans in Australia." Lam, Celia and Raphael, Jackie (ed.) Aussie Fans: Uniquely Placed in Global Popular Culture. Iowa City, Australia. University of Iowa Press. pp. 61-67
Conclusion—Eurovision—Australia decides
Carniel, Jessica and Hay, Chris. 2019. "Conclusion—Eurovision—Australia decides." Hay, Chris and Carniel, Jessica (ed.) Eurovision and Australia: interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 259-279
'It really makes you feel part of the world': transnational connection for Australian Eurovision audiences
Carniel, Jessica. 2019. "'It really makes you feel part of the world': transnational connection for Australian Eurovision audiences." Hay, Chris and Carniel, Jessica (ed.) Eurovision and Australia: interdisciplinary Perspectives from Down Under. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 213-237
Welcome to Eurostralia: the strategic diversity of Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest
Carniel, Jessica. 2017. "Welcome to Eurostralia: the strategic diversity of Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest." Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 31 (1), pp. 13-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2016.1262089
[Insert image here]: a reflection on the ethics of imagery in a critical pedagogy for the humanities
Carniel, Jessica. 2018. "[Insert image here]: a reflection on the ethics of imagery in a critical pedagogy for the humanities." Pedagogy Culture and Society. 26 (1), pp. 141-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681366.2017.1364784
Remembering Laura Cereta: public and private lives of a humanist scholar
Carniel, Jess. 2017. "Remembering Laura Cereta: public and private lives of a humanist scholar." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 171-182
Calvary or limbo? Articulating identity and citizenship in two Italian Australian autobiographical narratives of World War II internment
Carniel, Jessica. 2016. "Calvary or limbo? Articulating identity and citizenship in two Italian Australian autobiographical narratives of World War II internment." Queensland Review. 23 (1), pp. 20-34. https://doi.org/10.1017/qre.2016.4
Death and the maiden: memorialisation, scandal, and the gendered mediation of Australian Soldiers
Carniel, Jessica. 2017. "Death and the maiden: memorialisation, scandal, and the gendered mediation of Australian Soldiers." Gildersleeve, Jessica and Gehrmann, Richard (ed.) Memory and the wars on terror: Australian and British perspectives. Houndmills, United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 237-262
Reflections on race, regionalism and geopolitical trends via Australian soccer
Carniel, Jessica. 2012. "Reflections on race, regionalism and geopolitical trends via Australian soccer." The International Journal of the History of Sport. 29 (17), pp. 2405-2420. https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2012.746832
New Perceptions of the Vietnam War: Essays on the War, the South Vietnamese Experience, the Diaspora and the Continuing Impact
Carniel, Jessica. 2017. "New Perceptions of the Vietnam War: Essays on the War, the South Vietnamese Experience, the Diaspora and the Continuing Impact." Australian Historical Studies. 48 (1), pp. 131-132. https://doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2016.1273043
Triple J's hottest
Carniel, Jessica. 2016. "Triple J's hottest." Murray, Jeremy A. and Nadeau, Kathleen M. (ed.) Pop culture in Asia and Oceania. Santa Barbara, Calif, United States. ABC-CLIO. pp. 42-42
'Either feed your belly or nourish your soul': work, artistic aspiration and autobiography in Rosa R. Capiello's Oh lucky country
Carniel, Jessica. 2016. "'Either feed your belly or nourish your soul': work, artistic aspiration and autobiography in Rosa R. Capiello's Oh lucky country." Interdisciplinary Literary Studies. 18 (1 (Special issue)), pp. 130-149. https://doi.org/10.5325/intelitestud.18.1.0130
Skirting the issue: finding queer and geopolitical belonging at the Eurovision Song Contest
Carniel, Jessica. 2015. "Skirting the issue: finding queer and geopolitical belonging at the Eurovision Song Contest." Contemporary Southeastern Europe. 2 (1), pp. 136-154.
Sheilas, wogs and metrosexuals: masculinity, ethnicity and Australian soccer
Carniel, Jessica. 2010. "Sheilas, wogs and metrosexuals: masculinity, ethnicity and Australian soccer." Hallinan, Christopher J. and Hughson, John E. (ed.) The containment of soccer in Australia: fencing off the world game. London, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 73-83
Sheilas, wogs and metrosexuals: masculinity, ethnicity and Australian soccer
Carniel, Jessica. 2009. "Sheilas, wogs and metrosexuals: masculinity, ethnicity and Australian soccer." Soccer and Society. 10 (1), pp. 73-83. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970802472676
Identities made in the kitchen taste the best: consumption and denial of Italian Australian ethnicity as food in Capaldo's Love takes you home
Carniel, Jessica. 2007. "Identities made in the kitchen taste the best: consumption and denial of Italian Australian ethnicity as food in Capaldo's Love takes you home." Rando, Gaetano and Turcotte, Gerry (ed.) Literary and social diasporas: an Italian Australian perspective. Brussels, Belgium. Peter Lang Publishing.
A cultural affair to remember: nostalgia, whiteness and migration in Love's Brother
Carniel, Jessica. 2009. "A cultural affair to remember: nostalgia, whiteness and migration in Love's Brother." Studies in Australasian Cinema. 3 (1), pp. 93-105. https://doi.org/10.1386/sac.3.1.93/1
A conversation with Venero Armanno
Carniel, Jessica. 2005. "A conversation with Venero Armanno." Italian Studies in Southern Africa. 18 (1), pp. 143-159.
Cloudland, Stronzoland, Brisbane: urban development and ethnic Bildung in Venero Armanno's fiction
Carniel, Jessica. 2005. "Cloudland, Stronzoland, Brisbane: urban development and ethnic Bildung in Venero Armanno's fiction." Italian Studies in Southern Africa. 18 (1), pp. 122-142.
Who's the weird mob anyway? Assimilation and authenticity in They're A Weird Mob
Carniel, Jessica. 2012. "Who's the weird mob anyway? Assimilation and authenticity in They're A Weird Mob." Bennett, James E. and Beirne, Rebecca (ed.) Making film and television histories: Australia and New Zealand. New York, NY. United States. I.B.Tauris Publishers. pp. 241-245
In the spirit of reconciliation: migrating spirits and Australian postcolonial multiculturalism in Hoa Pham's Vixen
Carniel, Jessica. 2013. "In the spirit of reconciliation: migrating spirits and Australian postcolonial multiculturalism in Hoa Pham's Vixen." Kroger, Lisa and Anderson, Melanie R. (ed.) The ghostly and the ghosted in literature and film: spectral identities. Newark, DE. United States. University of Delaware Press. pp. 75-89
Of nerds and men: dimensions and discourses of masculinity in Nerds FC
Carniel, Jessica. 2013. "Of nerds and men: dimensions and discourses of masculinity in Nerds FC." Ingle, Zachary and Sutera, David M. (ed.) Identity and myth in sports documentaries: critical essays. Lanham, MD. United States. Scarecrow Press. pp. 93-107
Bipolar (Un)patriots: national identity, ethnic identity and the 2006 FIFA World Cup
Carniel, Jessica. 2006. "Bipolar (Un)patriots: national identity, ethnic identity and the 2006 FIFA World Cup." Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference (CSAA 2006). Canberra, Australia 06 - 08 Dec 2006 Canberra, ACT, Australia.