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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

MUS 169 - Music, Power and Gender

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement.  This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Considers music ranging from ancient and medieval music to modern rock and alternative music, from Western music to the music of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and South America, as a contested terrain in terms of gender, identity and power. Course uses the perspectives of gender studies and ethnomusicology as well as conventional music scholarship to examine women’s contributions to world music, Western classical music and popular American music.

Crosslisted: Also offered as GSS 169 ; credit is not given for both MUS 169 and GSS 169 .