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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 3171 - Music and Politics

Credits: 4
This course explores how music has been used as a means of expressing political will and as a political tool over history and throughout the world. We will study the use of protest music by those challenging political institutions as well as how political actors have treated music as a political tool. We will look at the political dynamics that gave rise to and found expression in particular genres of music and also consider questions of censorship and government control of music.
Cross-Listed: FAA3171
Fulfills: D in LS Core area requirements, AL or SOSC in LS Core course requirements.