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Music
Course Description

MUS 116
Women, Gender, and Musical Creativity
Fall

Studies in the contributions of women composers and performers to music across space and time, including critical consideration of the intersections of gender and creativity. This course involves listening, reading, lectures and discussion, and draws on historical and critical perspectives to examine the creative lives of musicians ranging from 12th-century visionary, and composer Hildegard von Bingen, romantic pianist-composer Clara Wieck Schumann, and avant-garde teacher Nadia Boulanger, to the iconic Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, and legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Nalini Ghuman

Note(s):
Graduate Students should seek instructor approval
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Women and Gender, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, International Perspectives, Race, Gender & Power, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17