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MUSI 4304 [0.5 credit] Music and Globalization

Examining music’s role in the multifaceted and complex processes of globalization. Drawing on case studies of “world musics”, this course explores how sound and music negotiate histories of post/colonialism, cultural and economic imperialism, and constructions of sameness and difference in “world music” contexts.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as MUSI 5017, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminars three hours a week.