MusicMUSC 80P Popular Music in the United States

Introduces music and cultural studies, surveys popular music in the United States from 18th-century minstrelsy to 21st-century social media consumer-producers. Emphasizes narratives of race, complicated by ethnicity, gender, and class, informing ways of valuing music, and its capacity for social representation. (Formerly Music 11C, Introduction to American Popular Music.)

Credits

5

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Benjamin Carson, Giacomo Fiore