Faculty of Arts


Music and Identity in World Music Cultures

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for ANTHRO 202.


Examines music’s role in the construction and reinforcement of personal and cultural identity. Considers a range of culturally constructed concepts including class, gender and race; also considers the impact of mass mediated/popular music and unique nature of music in the cultural diaspora. Examples and case studies offered from the ritual musics of hunter-gatherer cultures and the classical music of South Asia, to Korean punk.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Greg Booth


ANTHRO 202: 15.0 points


15 pts from ANTHRO 100, ANTHRO 106, ANTHRO 103 or MUS 149

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