SOCY 118 Popular Music, Social Practices, and Cultural Politics

Considers the role of popular music as a site of contemporary social practices and cultural politics. Examines the institutional organization and production of popular music, its cultural meanings, and its social uses by different communities and social formations. Also examines popular music as a vehicle through which major cultural and political debates about identity, sexuality, community, and politics are staged and performed.


Prerequisite(s): SOCY 105A or SOCY 105B. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.