MUS 1801W: Music, Society, and Cultures

3 CreditsArts/HumanitiesGlobal PerspectivesWriting Intensive

Drawing on examples from many different places and times, we will develop an analytic language to address the power of musical performance. We will study various methods of musical enculturation; the connections between politics and musical aesthetics; the ways in which music reinforces and challenges scaffoldings of race, nation, and ethnicity; and the power of music to form ethical subjects. Prereq: Registration for this course is open until the first day of class, at which point instructor consent will be required.

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