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MUS 229 - American Culture of The 1950s


A cultural analysis and history of America from the 1950s, informed by an interdisciplinary blend of texts and methodologies borrowed from musicology, literary analysis, film studies, art history, and cultural studies. While the primary emphasis will be on music (e.g., bebop, cool, rock & roll, modernism), close attention will also be given to visual art (e.g., Abstract Expressionism), literature (e.g., the Beats), and film.

Prerequisites & Notes

Music 122 or permission of instructor. (Normally offered in alternate years; not offered in 2016-17.)

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