Lattes CV:

Short CV:
He holds a PhD in Communication and a master degree in Musicology. Currently, he is interested in studying music in society, particularly the issues on value, gender, and periphery. He is both a CNPq and Faperj research fellow, and was the editor of the scientific journal E-Compós (2009-2013) and vice-president of the Latin American section of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-AL).

Advising Interests:
– Music, culture, and value
– Gender relations through music
– Music, popular culture, and social asymmetry
– Music and distaste, rejection, and disturbance  

Research Project
In the last few years, we have observed the media emergence of musical practises related to the “peripheral “ universe. This research aims to investigate how mass peripheral music constructs and stresses a shared imaginary on the”popular” universe.  The main hypothesis is that peripheral music penetrate social boundaries, but still is  pervaded with stereotypes, thus reinforcing the notion of the Popular as inferior in value scales.


Journal Articles:

TROTTA, Felipe C.; OLIVEIRA, Luciana X. . O subúrbio feliz do pagode carioca. Intercom (São Paulo. Online), v. 38, p. 99-118, 2015.

TROTTA, Felipe C.; ROXO, Marco A. . O gosto musical do Neymar: pagode, funk, sertanejo e o imaginário do popular bem sucedido. Revista Eco-Pós (Online), v. 17, p. 1/6-12, 2014.

TROTTA, Felipe C.. Entre o Borralho e o Divino: a emergência musical da periferia. Galáxia (São Paulo. Online), v. 13, p. 161-173, 2013.

TROTTA, Felipe C.. Fugidinha: gêneros musicais, periferias e ambiguidades. Boitatá, v. 16, p. 28-42, 2013.

TROTTA, Felipe C.; SANTOS, Kywza F. . Respeitem meus cabelos brancos: música, política e identidade negra. Revista FAMECOS (Online), v. 19, p. 225-248, 2012.

TROTTA, Felipe C.. Som de cabra macho: sonoridade, nordestinidade e masculinidades no forró. Comunicação, Mídia e Consumo (São Paulo. Impresso), v. 9, p. 151-172, 2012.

TROTTA, Felipe C.. Sexualidad, moral y humor en la telenovela brasileña actual: casamiento, traición, seducción y simpatía. Trans (Barcelona), v. 15, p. 28, 2011.


ULHÔA, Martha T (Org.) ; AZEVEDO, Claudia (Org.) ; TROTTA, Felipe C. (Org.) . Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music. 1. ed. New York: Routledge, 2015. 249p .

TROTTA, Felipe C.No Ceará não tem disso não: nordestinidade e macheza no forró contemporâneo. 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Folio Digital, 2014. v. 1. 166p.

TROTTA, Felipe C.O samba e suas fronteiras: pagode romântico e samba de raiz nos anos 1990. 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Editora UFRJ, 2011. v. 1. 284p .

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