Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 106

Issues and History in Popular Music


Description

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.

Availability 2012

Semester 1, repeated Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Kirsten Zemke

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ANTHRO 106: 15.0 points

Restrictions

POPMUS 106, 106G


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