Music and Society: Music and Queer Identity

Tu 11:00AM - 1:20PM / 132 Music Building / CRN 29761

What does it mean to be queer?  How is queerness embodied? What creates a queer space? ho is queerness reflected in music?  This course explores critical perspectives on topics such as non-normative music history, queer modes of expression, subcultural music making, and the implications of mainstream visibility.  It will also survey some notable LGBTQ composers and musicians in both art music and popular music.  It is not necessary to read music notation for this course. Listening comprehension, however, is a crucial component.

Number of Credits

3

James Cassaro

Course Term

Spring

Course Category

Category B: Disciplines and Intellectual Movements

Course Year

2018