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MUS 290


Investigation of special topics in music theory, history and literature. Recent offerings have included World Musics, Musics of the Southwest and Music of Africa.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Arts and Humanities 1/2-1 course

Spring Semester information

Misti Shaw

290A: Tps:Women in Music

Tps:Women in Music

Who roared before Katy Perry roared? This course surveys the many musical achievements of women composers and performers, including classical, pop, hip-hop/rap, country, and other genres. We will explore the historical contexts that shaped and defined their artistic development. Though not a feminism course, some feminist theories will be sampled in our readings. Course includes readings, papers, and a final presentation.