ENGL 549 (R01) - In the Groove: African American Music as Literature

In the Groove AfAm Music-Lit

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14731
This is a music appreciation course that focuses on getting students into, behind, and under "the groove" of African American music and its intellectual traditions of black pride, power, and cultural expressivity. This course will contain a broad introduction to African American music origins but it will also consider the impact of cultural contexts such as slavery and Euro-American musical influences on African American culture. Students will gain new appreciation for the multi-faceted and wide-ranging ways in which African American music is performed how this music has helped unite one nation under its soulful groove.
Section Comments: This class fulfills the Race requirement for English Majors in Fall 2021
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Fine&PerformingArts(Discovery)
Instructors: Reginald Wilburn

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HS 108
Additional Course Details: 

In Fall 2021 this course fulfills a Post-1800 Literature requirement for English majors.

In Fall 2021 this course fulfills the Race & Diversity requirement for English majors.