Dec 03, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 337 - Music, Race, and Ethnicity


Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
An examination of the relationship between historical, cultural, and political contexts, notions of race and ethnicity, and resulting artistic production. Students will engage with popular music, jazz, fusion, as well as classical genres. They will analyze works drawing from a variety of disciplines including critical theory and music analysis in order to understand the cultural work music and musical activities do in social contexts. Possible topics include critical theories of race and musical production, the history of hip-hop, music in immigrant communities, the history of jazz, and a survey course on theories of race, politics, and music by African Americans. Offered regularly though not on a rotating basis.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 227  or MUSC 232  or MUSC 233 .



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