Course Number: 475*/3.0 3S (Course Code Explanation)
Open To: B.Mus. and B.Mus./B.Ed. students, non-B.Mus. students
Instructor(s): Dr. Kip Pegley
Day(s) and Time(s): M: 11.30-1.00, Th: 1.00-2.30
An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis. Details regarding specific topics will be available from the School on an annual basis.
This course is an exploration of gender, sexuality and performativity within Western popular music practices. Topics to be explored include gender and musical technologies, gender and musical consumption practices, and sonic and visual representations of gender in music videos. A range of musical genres will be studied with a particular emphasis on rock, pop, country, rap and heavy metal.