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FOLK E295: SURVEY OF HIP HOP
Examines rap music and hip hop culture as artistic and sociocultural phenomena with emphasis on historical, cultural, economic, and political contexts. Topics include the coexistence of various hip hop styles, their appropriation by the music industry, and controversies resulting...
Professors: Fernando Orejuela; Langston Wilkins; Staff
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FOLK E297: POPULAR MUSIC OF BLACK AMERICA
A chronological survey of Black popular music from 1945-2000: rhythm and blues, soul, funk, disco, hip hop, and their derivative forms. Emphasis placed on the context for evolution and the contributions of African Americans to the development of a multibillion dollar music indust...
Professors: Portia Maultsby
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FOLK E345: HIP-HOP MUSIC AND CULTURE
Examines rap music as artistic and sociological phenomena with emphasis on its historical and political contexts. Credit given for only one of FOLK E345, FOLK F389, AAAD A345, or AAAD A489.
Professors: Fernando Orejuela
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FOLK E388: MOTOWN
A survey of the development of Motown Record Corporation, Detroit Era (1959-1972). Through lecture, discussion, guided listening, and visual experiences, the course studies the musical works, creative processes, business practices, historical events, media, technology, and socioc...
Professors: Charles Sykes
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FOLK E407: APPLIED ETHNOMUSICOLOGY AND FOLKLORE: MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
Examines the application of ethnomusicology and folklore training in media productions for cultural institutions and commercial industries. A focus on the role of humanists as researchers, consultants, music supervisors, and filmmakers for public media institutions (i.e., PBS, BB...
Professors: Portia Maultsby
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FOLK E496: AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS MUSIC
An in-depth investigation of Negro spirituals and gospel music, with some treatment of the traditions of lining-out and shape note singing. Examination of genres will address and integrate both the musical and the sociocultural perspectives. Credit given for only one of FOLK E496...
Professors: Mellonee Burnim
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FOLK E522: THE STUDY OF ETHNOMUSICOLOGY
Introduction to discipline: history, scope, definitions of ethnomusicology; key issues,  points of debate; ethnomusicologists and their work; resources for research, teaching, and other activities in which ethnomusicologists engage. Background for more specialized courses in fie...
Professors: David McDonald; Sue Tuohy
Terms: N/A | Credits: 3
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FOLK E529: MUSICAL CULTURES AS SYSTEMS OF MEANING
This course explores a range of ideologies, processes, and patterns that define musical cultures across the globe. Focus on the concept of music as culture by examining historical and contemporary issues in cross-cultural perspective.
Professors: Mellonee Burnim
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FOLK E536: APPLIED ETHNOMUSICOLOGY AND FOLKLORE: MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
Examines the application of ethnomusicology and folklore training in media productions for cultural institutions and commercial industries. A focus on the role of humanists as researchers, consultants, music supervisors, and filmmakers for public media institutions (i.e. PBS, BBC...
Professors: Portia Maultsby
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FOLK E639: MUSIC AND NATIONALISM IN LATIN AMERICA
Explores relationships between changing concepts of nation and national identity, local, social, and political processes, and artists whose performances and creations have been seen as national symbols. Theories of nationalism, explored through case studies from various periods a...
Professors: Javier Leon
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