AMST235-01C The Social History of Popular Music (with Evan Barros)

AMST235-01C The Social History of Popular Music (with Evan Barros)

This course analyzes the social forces, technological advances, and multicultural influences that have contributed to the development of US popular music, including Tin Pan Alley pop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, rock 'n' roll, rock, soul, punk, disco, rap, and heavy metal. Popular music is treated as commercial mass culture and discussed as a social indicator. Extensive use is made of audio and video recordings.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102. Department Permission Required.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Harbor

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 28-Jul 11
TuTh: 6-9p

Availability:

Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:3339_Smr2019
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Important Dates:
Registration begins: April 1, 2019
Online registration ends: 8:30am on the day of the first class meeting
Add/swap deadline: June 4 (Session 1); July 8 & 22 (Session 2)