Graduate Proseminar in World Music Studies|
Fall 2009 not offered
This course is offered every fall as a required course for all first-year music MA students. It stresses broader integration and interaction between the students and music faculty members through the participation of a number of faculty guest speakers, coordinated by the instructor of the course. The course exposes the students to our extraordinarily diversified music faculty's specialties at the outset of their graduate study at Wesleyan, providing opportunities for students to learn about the faculty's performance, composition, or research projects and ideas, as well as problems/issues they encounter. It also includes sessions on writing and advanced library and online research skills. Hence, this proseminar prepares music graduate students with both knowledge of the rich intellectual resources in the department and the necessary research skills for initiating their MA thesis projects. When it is possible, the course will be organized in conjunction with the departmental colloquium sessions.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
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To be announced. In addition, each faculty guest speaker assigns the class the appropriate listening and/or reading materials.
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In rotation, students will be appointed as respondents for faculty guest speakers' lectures and to lead the ensuing discussions, weekly or bi-weekly written responses, an annotated bibliography, a book review, and a final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a required core course for all first-year MA students.
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