Author Spotlight (Vol. 6): Ellen Rebecca Bishell

Congratulations to Ellen Rebecca Bishell on publishing her masterpiece article titled “Affective (Re)constructions of the Imaginary Caribbean and Caribbean Imaginary in Reggaeton Music Video: The Cases of Calypso and La Gozadera.” Bishell’s deconstruction of two popular reggeaton music videos brings new insight into how “Carribeanness” is constructed and commodified through music and images as they negotiate power relationships and ideologies.

Ellen Rebecca Bishell is a PhD student at Newcastle University studying Latin American Studies, Caribbean Studies, Music Video, Gender Studies, and Queer Theory.

Read the full text here:

Article keywords: affect; Caribbean Imaginary; imaginary Caribbean; music video; reggaeton

Author Spotlight SPR Volume 6, Ellen Rebecca Bishell

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