Section Info: MUSIC-226-01

Course Title: World Music
Start Date: 09/06/2023 End Date: 12/19/2023
Term: Fall Semester 2023
Description: This course is a survey of selected musical traditions from different parts of the world, including Africa, Indonesia, Indian, the Caribbean, and the United States. The course adopts an ethnomusicological approach that explains music as a cultural phenomenon, and explores the social and aesthetic significance of musical traditions within their respective historical and cultural contexts. It examines how musical traditions change over time, and how such changes reflect and relate to social and political changes within a given society. Weekly reading and listening assignments provide the basis for class discussions.
Distribution(s): I - Humanities , MP - Multicultural Perspectives
Academic Level Of Course: Undergraduate     Credits:4.00    

Faculty         Phone         Email address        
Olabode Omojola   413-538-2407  

Meeting Dates         Method         Meeting days         Meeting times         Building name         Room     Frequency    
09/06/2023 - 12/19/2023   Lecture   Monday and Wednesday   01:45PM - 03:00PM   PRAT - Pratt Memorial Music Bldg   109   Weekly


Requisite Courses        

Additional Comments        
Course Tags        
AFCNA0001   AFCNA: Africana Studies major   This course has been approved to count towards the Africana Studies major and/or minor.  
AFCNA0001   AFCNA: Africana Studies minor   This course has been approved to count towards the Africana Studies major and/or minor.  

Cross-listed Sections        

Course Availability
Section status: Open     Capacity: 18     Enrollment: 15     Available: 3     Waitlist: 0


Book List         Required         Publisher Full Price        
To be determined.                    

Additional Book Comments        
This is NOT the complete book list for this class.