Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 217

Rhythm, Blues and Rock


Description

African-American popular music and culture from the mid-1930s through the early 1960s, including styles such as blues, R ‘n’ B, and early Rock ‘n’ Roll. Considers issues of racial and gendered representation, creativity, the popular music industry, the place of music in the development of "youth culture" and stylistic trends. Individual performers, recordings and performances, are also examined.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Greg Booth

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ANTHRO 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 103 or 106 or 60 points passed

Restrictions

POPMUS 206


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