Instructor: Carol Muller, Professor of Music
Using live and recorded performance as the starting point, this seminar will examine the relationship between contemporary Africa and its diasporas through musical performance. Students will engage with ideas about the old (as shaped by slavery) and new (shaped by colonialism, globalization, migration) African diasporas by reading current literature, listening to pieces of the recorded archive, hearing from musicians, attending live performances on campus and in the city of Philadelphia, and writing about them. Will have ABCS component.
Students must be available for five evening performances.
MUSC 016 401 AFRC 016 401 AFST 016 401 COML 015 401
Tuesday and Thursday | 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.