Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 234

Popular Musics of the Pacific


Description

From hip hop to reggae to pop, this course explores Pacific popular music genre, artists and songs as well as relevant musical techniques, modes of distribution and processes of fusion and change. It probes the positions and possibilities of Pasifika pop musics by discussing critical questions about culture, authenticity, modernisation, consumerism, identity and musical (ex)change.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Kirsten Zemke

Points

ANTHRO 234: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 103, 104, MUSIC 145 or POPMUS 106, or 60 points passed


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