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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

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AAS 357 - Black Music Seminar I


Engages students in discovering and developing critical analytical skills within the context of hip-hop history, culture, and politics. Hip-hop culture as a manifestation of Africana visual, performance, and oral tradition is studied. Africana cultural practices that have given rise to the numerous manifestations of hip-hop in the United States and abroad are explored and how hip-hop has affected/infected all facets of popular culture from the classroom to the corporate boardroom is discussed. The development, contradictions and various representations of hip-hop culture are examined.
Credit Hours: 3



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