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Last approved: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 18:45:47 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 18:16:02 GMT

First Name Last Name Userid Title Home School Org Short Name
Richard Dunn dunnr Director of Course Management and Student Records School of Arts and Sciences The College
Spring 2020 (Deactivations ONLY)
Spring 2019
Music of Africa
African Contemporary Music: North, South, East, and West. Come to know contemporary Africa through the sounds of its music: from South African kwela, jazz, marabi, and kwaito to Zimbabwean chimurenga; Central African soukous and pygmy pop; West African Fuji, and North African rai and hophop. Through reading and listening to live performance, audio and video recordings, we will examine the music of Africa and its intersections with politics, history, gender, and religion in the colonial and post colonial era. (Formerly Music 053). Fulfills College Cross Cultural Foundational Requirement.
AFRC 053 - Music of Africa
COML 053 - Music of Africa

Sector Requirements

Your department or program fields a variety of courses to meet distinct educational needs. Please explain how this course fits into your department's plan for participating in the general education curriculum of the College. The sector panel will want to know what is distinctive about this course along with the other courses your department lists in the sector that makes them suitable for the sector requirement.
The HSS panel felt that this course was a better fit for Arts and Letters.
Course not offered every year
Arts & Letters Sector
Carol Muller
Standing Faculty
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Sector I - Society


Sector II - History and Tradition


Sector III - Arts & Letters

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Sector VII - Natural Sciences and Mathematics


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College Humanities and Social Science Panel
Molly Mcglone (mmcglone) (Tue, 08 Oct 2019 18:16:02 GMT): The HSS panel felt that this course was a better fit for Arts and Letters.
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