Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Media, Information and Technoculture 3352F/G

MUSIC, MEDIA AND GLOBALIZATION


This course examines how different popular musics produce the complex social, political and economic processes that constitute contemporary 'globalization'. Topics include: 'cultural imperialism' versus 'cultural globalization', the worldwide diffusion of recording technology, the global music industry in action, musical 'others' past and present, and the emerging problematics of 'world music'.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: MIT