Afro-American and African Diaspora Studies | Survey of Hip Hop
A295 | ALL | Orejuela
Above class MEETS IN A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM ON THE INTERNET FOR LECTURE
2 TIMES PER WEEK.
ABOVE CLASS IS taught as a web-based course only, using BREEZE.
Above class meets with FOLK E295.
Only meets on campus for the Midterm and Final Exams (Exam Room TBA).
Above class students must be enrolled at IUB in order to add this
course. Course materials will be available on OnCourse the day
before our first meeting.
If you have not been in a BREEZE class room before and are working
from home, you may wish to go to the following website at:
At minimum, do the first item (Test your computer) before the first
class session. If you use a campus cluster computer, those computers
are Breeze compatible.
This course examines rap music and hip hop culture as artistic and
sociological phenomena with emphasis on historical, cultural,
economic and political contexts. Discussions will include the co-
existence of various hip hop styles, their appropriation by the
music industry, and controversies resulting from the exploitation of
hip hop music and culture as a commodity for national and global
consumption. Class will meet 2 times on campus for the midterm and
the final exams.
Fulfills COAS Arts & Humanities, CSA