Faculty of Arts
Issues and History in Popular Music
A survey of globalised popular music styles, artists and subcultures that explores contexts of culture, identity, politics, the music industry, gender, film and technology. Core theory and writers in popular music studies are introduced and a range of pop musics are examined looking at lyrics, music videos, history, audiences and performers.
NB: enrolment is limited to 150 students per semester, with admission on a first-come, first-enrolled basis.
Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
Coordinator(s) Dr Kirsten Zemke
Coursework + exam
ANTHRO 106: 15.0 points
POPMUS 106, 106G