Tuesday, April 29, 2008

New Course - Anthropology of Jazz

New Course -- Anthropology of Jazz

Mondays from 7-9:45 PM in Room A245
August 25 – December 17, 2008
Dr. Scott Cashman

This course will develop an understanding of the cultural influences on the development of African-American music as well as the cultural implications of the music. In addition to becoming familiar with the range of styles that are African-American in nature, questions of economics and globalization, race, gender, politics and social organization will be examined. Understanding the forces which create cultural change will also be examined.

For more information, contact the Social Sciences division, 847.543.2047.

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