This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for MDIA 205 in 2015.
MDIA-205 – Popular Music Studies
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 201|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
A critical introduction to the study of popular music, with an emphasis on post-1950s rock and pop music and its subsequent genres. Topics covered include the international and New Zealand music industry; music scene, stars and authorship; audiences, subcultures, and fandom; textual and genre analysis; and music and cultural politics. 100% internal assessment.
Bennett, Andy, Barry Shank and Jason Toynbee, Ed. The Popular Music Studies Reader (Routledge, 2006).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2014
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||10433||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Wed||1200 - 1350||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT323||Geoff Stahl*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Wed||1200 - 1350||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT323|
Course Outline Information
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