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History of 'Black Music' in the Americas and Beyond
LAST 385
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 385, HIST 252, MUSC 292

This course examines the historical trajectories of musicians and music in the African Diaspora. We will not only study "black music," but also question and consider whether such a thing exists. By thinking critically about the values and limitations of "black music" as a category, we will also address larger theoretical questions: Where and when does the Diaspora end? Who patrols its borders?

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Writing
Semester-long research and writing project; critical historical analysis.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS LAST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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