Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Mus 582 Topics in Music of the African Diaspora

Examines a selected theme in African diasporic music to be drawn from specific composers, performers, genres, styles, works, geographical locations, or time periods. Topics will be contextualized to address broader issues of race, ethnicity, gender, cultural significance, ownership, transmission, technology, and globalization. Specific topics vary by term. Course may be taken one additional time with permission of instructor.


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