Deals with areas not covered by other courses in ethnomusicology. Content varies with different instructors.
This course will introduce students to Asian American communities and histories through examinations of music and issues related to music, including migration, memory, gender, the body, tradition, and generation. We will examine the experiences and music of people identifying with Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Filipino, and/or South Asian heritages. Students will also conduct ethnographic research on music making in “Asian” Seattle.
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