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Spring 2017 Semester
Oct 23, 2020
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MUSC 2101 - Black Popular Music
Surveys, investigates, and analyzes the role and function of Black popular music from the end of World War II to the present. Explores issues of representation, identity, values, and aesthetics, paying close attention to social commentary, political critique, economic inference, cultural formation, explications of religious and spiritual beliefs, and the like. Emphasizes the creative processes developed over the decades of Black popular music, as well as the role of the music industry, as a major impetus for creation and mechanism of dissemination. Challenges students to rethink and reexamine the intent and impact of Black popular culture as a method and means of expression and communication.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Music Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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