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Music of Africa

Online
Subject Area
Course Number
MUSC 051 910
Course Code
MUSC051910
Course Key
71654
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
7:00pm-9:00pm
7:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor
Primary Program
Course Description
African Contemporary Music: North, South, East, and West. Come to know contemporary Africa through the sounds of its music: from South African kwela, jazz, marabi, and kwaito to Zimbabwean chimurenga; Central African soukous and pygmy pop; West African Fuji, and North African rai and hophop. Through reading and listening to live performance, audio and video recordings, we will examine the music of Africa and its intersections with politics, history, gender, and religion in the colonial and post colonial era. (Formerly Music 053). Fulfills College Cross Cultural Foundational Requirement.
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