J.C.F. (Julian) Schaap MSc

Julian Schaap
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Julian Schaap (Rotterdam, 1988) is a postdoctoral researcher in cultural sociology at the Department of Public Administration and Sociology. His research focusses on stratification in cultural production and consumption practices. For more information, please see: www.julianschaap.com

Combining cognitive and cultural sociology with the sociology of ethno-racial/gender stratification, Julian studied the (re)production of whiteness and masculinity of rock music reception for his dissertation research. For this project, entitled ‘Elvis has finally left the building? Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in comparative perspective.’ he received grants from NWO, Fulbright (for a visiting scholarship at Emory University, Atlanta, GA) and the Erasmus Trustfonds.

In 2018, Julian published a research monograph on gender inequality in metal music production, together with Dr. Pauwke Berkers (ESHCC).

Research interests: culture, stratification, health, popular music
Onderzoeksinteresses: cultuur, ongelijkheid, gezondheid, populaire muziek

 

  • J.C.F. Schaap (2013, mei 24). Op vakantie naar de loopgraven: 100 jaar slagveldtoerisme van 1914 tot nu. Maarn (Nederland), Studiedag Stichting Studiecentrum Eerste Wereldoorlog (SSEW).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2019). Gender Inequality in Metal Music Production: A Global Trend Analysis. Popkongress 2019: Passau (2019, februari 14 - 2019, februari 16).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2018). Het oorverdovende gebrul van metal: Voer voor de wetenschap. Quoted in Trouw (Bart Braun) about scietific study of metal music.: (2018, november 4).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2018). Doing diversity or keeping homogeneity: Masculinity and whiteness in rock music classification. American Sociological Association (ASA) conference Feeling Race: Philadelphia, USA (2018, augustus 11 - 2018, augustus 14).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2018). Gender inequality in metal music production: A global trend analysis. Conference Keep it simple, make it fast! Gender, differences, identities and DIY cultures: Porto, Portugal (2018, juli 3 - 2018, juli 7).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2018). Interview Kat Katz metalzangers: ‘Ik was de intimidatie door mannen beu’. Quoted in NRC (Peter Ploeg) about gender inequality about music: (2018, december 13).
  • M.J. Berghman, J.C.F. Schaap & C.J.M. van Eijck (2018). Let Me Think About That – Developing a latency-based tool for the sociological study of cultural Taste. 10th midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association Research Networks Sociology of the Arts & Sociology of Culture: Malta (2018, september 4 - 2018, september 7).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2017). Elvis has finally left the building? Gender, race-ethnicity and social marking in rock music classification. Conference Cultural Sociology Lowlands: Amsterdam (2017, juni 19 - 2017, juni 20).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2017). Gender inequality in metal music production. Conference Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Cultures: Helsinki (2017, juni 28 - 2017, juni 30).
  • P.P.L. Berkers, T. Trinh Thanh & J.C.F. Schaap (2017). Hearing whiteness: Race, ethnicity and evaluation of rock music. 19th Biennial IASPM Conference: Kassel (2017, juni 26 - 2017, juni 30).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2017). From t(h)rash to profit : A history of the legitimation of metal music. 19th Biennial IASPM Conference: Kassel (2017, juni 26 - 2017, juni 30).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2017). Zo weinig vrouwen kwamen er afgelopen jaar op de Nederlandse radio. Quoted in De Correspondent (Rufus Kain) about gender inequality about music: (2017, mei 18).
  • F. Vandenberg & J.C.F. Schaap (2017). ‘Any Irish MC’s out there?’ Negotiating class, nationality, masculinity and whiteness in the virtual Irish rap scene. 2nd Annual IASPM Student Conference in Research in Music: Amsterdam (2017, juni 2).
  • J. Peters & J.C.F. Schaap (2016). Shit happens: Rotterdamse nietsisten over de eindigheid en nutteloosheid van het bestaan. (blog). Vers Beton. (available: 4 May 2016).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2016). (De)constructing a white male space: Gender, race-Ethnicity, and rock music in comparative perspective. American Sociological Association annual meeting: Seattle, United States (2016, augustus 19 - 2016, augustus 23).
  • T. Trinh Thanh, P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2016). Hearing whiteness: race, ethnicity and the evaluation of rock music. Keep it simple, make it fast! DIY cultures, spaces & places: Porto, Portugal (2016, juli 15 - 2017, juli 22).
  • P.P.L. Berkers, J.C.F. Schaap & F. Weij (2016). Guitar wielding women: gender inequality in metal music production in comparative perspective. Keep it simple, make it fast! DIY cultures, spaces & places: Porto, Portugal (2016, juli 17 - 2016, juli 21).
  • J. Peters & J.C.F. Schaap (2016). ‘Shit happens’: How religious nones from Rotterdam deal with the pointlessness of existence. (blog). Erasmus Magazine. (available: 17 May 2016).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2016). Waar is de Rotterdamse lelijkheid gebleven? (blog). Vers Beton. (available: 15 Feb 2016).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2016). Vijf maanden in hyperreëel Amerika. (blog). Faces of Science: Kennislink. (available: 23 Sep 2016).
  • J.C.F. Schaap, J. van der Waal & W. de Koster (2016). The Merits of the Implicit Association Test for Sociological Research. Paper presented at American Sociological Association annual meeting: Seattle, United States (2016, augustus 19 - 2016, augustus 23).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2016). Rockgitarist? Waarschijnlijk een witte man. (blog). Faces of Science: Kennislink. (available: 17 May 2016).
  • J. Peters, S. Aupers & J.C.F. Schaap (2015). The bearable lightness of being, of “shit happens”. Hoe Nederlandse a-religieuzen omgaan met leven, lijden en dood. NSV Dag van de Sociologie: Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2015, mei 27).
  • J. Peters, S. Aupers & J.C.F. Schaap (2015). The bearable lightness of being or “shit happens”: How Dutch religious nones deal with life, death and suffering. 12th European Sociological Association Conference: Differences, Inequalities and the Sociological Imagination: Prague, Czech Republic (2015, augustus 25 - 2015, augustus 28).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. 12th European Sociological Association Conference: Differences, Inequalities and the Sociological Imagination: Prague, Czech Republic (2015, augustus 25 - 2015, augustus 28).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. The porous walls of fortress Europe: Contemporary media discourses of cultural belonging: Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2015, november 19 - 2015, november 20).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2015). De sleutel van (kansrijk) Rotterdam? (blog). Vers Beton: Vers Beton. (available: 7 Dec 2015).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2015). (De)constructing a white space: Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in Rotterdam. Conference Keep it simple, make it fast! Crossing borders of underground music scenes: Porto, Portugal (2015, juli 13 - 2015, juli 17).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2015). Whiteness and the online critical and consumer reception of rock and heavy metal music. International Academic Research Conference: Modern Heavy Metal - Markets, Practices and Cultures: Helsinki, Finland (2015, juni 8 - 2015, juni 11).
  • J.C.F. Schaap (2014). Gebonden aan witheid: witte identiteiten en de onbedoelde (re)productie van racisme [Bespreking van het boek White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race ]. Sociologie, 1 (10), 78-83.
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2014). A long way to the top: The production and reception of music in a globalized world. Main organizer IASPM Benelux conference: Rotterdam (2014, november 6 - 2014, november 7).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2014). So You Think You Can Grunt: Gender and Musical Careers in Online and Offline Metal Scenes. Symposium Metal and Marginalisation: Gender, Race, Class and Other Implications for Hard Rock and Metal: York (2014, april 11).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2014). Net zoals Jimi Hendrix: Whiteness, etno - raciale grenzen, en de receptie van rock muziek in de Verenigde Staten, 2003 - 2013. Dag van de Sociologie: Antwerpen (2014, mei 28).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2014). Sounds like Bad Brains: Whiteness and the critical reception of rock music in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands. IASPM Benelux conference A long way to the top: The production and reception of music in a globalized world: Rotterdam (2014, november 6 - 2014, november 7).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & S.D. Aupers (2013). Spirituele ontmoetingen in Azaroth: Religieuze reflectie in World of Warcraft. NSV Dag van de Sociologie: Nijmegen, Nederland (2013, mei 30 - 2013, mei 30).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & S.D. Aupers (2013). Spiritual encounters in Azaroth: Religious reflexivity in World of Warcraft. ESA Conference, Sociology of Religion Section: Torino, Italy (2013, augustus 28 - 2013, augustus 31).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2013). So you think you can grunt? Gender and musical careers in online and offline metal scenes. Conference 'Music Gender Difference: Intersectional and Postcolonial Perspectives on Musical Fields': Vienna (Austria) (2013, oktober 10 - 2013, oktober 12).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2013). Just like Hendrix: Whiteness and the reception of rock music in the United States, 2000-2013. Conference 'Traveling Whiteness: Interchanges in the Study of Whiteness': Turku (Finland) (2013, oktober 18 - 2013, oktober 19).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2013). Grunting Alone: Online Gender Inequality in Extreme Metal Music. POPID Conference: Popular Music Heritage, Cultural Memory and Cultural Identity: Rotterdam (2013, januari 30 - 2013, februari 1).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2013). Grunting Alone: Online Gender Inequality in Extreme Metal Music. Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap: Rotterdam (2013, februari 7 - 2013, februari 8).
  • P.P.L. Berkers & J.C.F. Schaap (2013). So you think you can grunt? Gender and musical careers in online and offline metal scenes. ESA Conference, Sociology of Culture Section: Torino (Italy) (2013, augustus 28 - 2013, augustus 31).
  • J.C.F. Schaap & P.P.L. Berkers (2012). Tough Girls, Tough Luck: Gender Inequality in the Online and offline Metal Scene. European Sociological Association Conference: Culture, Communication and Creativity: Berlijn (2012, september 7 - 2012, september 7).

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