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MUS 523 A - Seminar in Musicology - Music and Power

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Problems in historical and systematic musicology or ethnomusicology; discussions of special problems and reports on individual research. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in musicology or consent of instructor. Graduate students in music will be considered if they passed MUS 528A (consult Class Schedule for specific section information).

Special Instructions:

Topic: "MUSIC AND POWER." The aim of the seminar is to generate theoretical and critical frameworks for the study of music-s intersection, function, and articulation of structures of power. Case studies-drawn from a broad range of historical periods and traditions-will include: Music and Fascism, Music and Governmentality, Music and/as Discipline, and Music and Coloniality. All participants shall organize and lead at least one seminar session; a written or performed project relating to the seminar topic is expected.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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