Anne Dvinge

I received my PhD in American Studies from the University of Copenhagen in 2007 with the dissertation, Between History and Hearsay: Imagining Jazz at the Turn of the 21st Century. I am currently a Danish Research Council for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Copenhagen’s Department for Arts and Cultural Studies and will be complementing my work on Rhythm Changes with a project entitled, “Jazz, A Cosmopolitan Vernacular: National and Transnational Narratives of Identity and Tradition”.

This ethnographically oriented research project, based on case studies of jazz festivals in North America and Europe, projects the jazz festival as a symbolic space where local, national and transnational identities and claims of belonging are negotiated by local and visiting jazz musicians.