Programme

9:00 – Welcome and introductory words by Renée Dickason (ACE)

Chair: David Haigron (English department, Rennes 2)

9:30 – Guillaume Clément (University of Rennes 1, France)
From Pablo Honey to A Moon Shaped Pool: Radiohead’s experimental, political journey

10:00 – Jeremy Tranmer (University of Lorraine, France)
OK Computer: A sign of the political times?

10:30 – François Hugonnier (University of Angers, France)
‘aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaambition makes you look pretty ugly’: Mass consumption and computer-generated art in Radiohead’s OK Computer

11:00 – Michel Delville (University of Liège, Belgium)
Radiohead et le rock progressif : histoire d’un malentendu

11:30 – Discussion and lunch break

Chair: Emmanuel Parent (Musicology department, Rennes 2)

14:00 – Grégoire Tosser (University of Evry, France)
Une entrée dans l’univers harmonique et structurel de Radiohead : l’exemple de quelques chansons de l’album OK Computer (1997)

14:30 – Nathan Wiseman-Trowse (University of Northampton, UK)
‘One day I am gonna grow wings’: Radiohead’s abject transcendence

15:00 – Phil Rose (McMaster University, Canada – via Skype)
Socio-technical conflict, negative affect, and Radiohead’s OK Computer

15:30 – Discussion and concluding remarks

16:00 Music: Acoustic Radiohead covers (vocals, guitar, keyboard)

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