COMM-468 Musical Cultures and Industries (3)

This course explores the cultural history and social role of music as a form of communication. Readings and class discussions focus on music's intersection with issues of race, sexuality, and politics. The course also examines the economics and institutional foundations of the music industry, tracing its roots in the nineteenth century through current digital disruptions and innovations. AU Core Integrative Requirement: Diversity and Equity. Crosslist: COMM-668 . Usually Offered: spring. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: junior standing.

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