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FOLK 158 401 Music of Latin America

T. Rommen
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Cross-listed with MUSC 158

This course directs the theoretical and methodological approaches of the anthropology of music toward the music of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the United States. The organization of musical sounds will be studied as they are embedded within cultural, historical, political, religious, and performance contexts. Topic include music and politics; nationalism and ethnic identity; migration; trans nationalism and musical transformation; music and ritual; gender and performance.

 
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