Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 234

Popular Musics of the Pacific


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ANTHRO 234.

Description

From hip hop to reggae to pop, this course explores Pacific popular music genre, artists and songs as well as relevant musical techniques, modes of distribution and processes of fusion and change. It probes the positions and possibilities of Pasifika pop musics by discussing critical questions about culture, authenticity, modernisation, consumerism, identity and musical (ex)change.

Availability 2018

Not offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Kirsten Zemke

Points

ANTHRO 234: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points passed


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