This unit focusses on the interrelationship between music and politics by exploring aspects such as musical activism, propaganda, censorship and the underground. You will investigate the creation, reception and transmission of music from diverse styles, cultures, periods and global perspectives and become critically aware of music’s influence and impact, and its potential to be used and misused for political intent. You will build skills to underpin diverse career pathways in music through an exciting and distinctive project in which you will interrogate and explore the concept of music and politics, while gaining an introduction to project management and further proficiency and confidence in research, writing and formats of presentation.
|Unit name||Music and Politics|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr. Arabella Teniswood-Harvey
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Research, analyse, and evaluate interrelationships between music and politics.
- Communicate in various modes to diverse audiences.
- Employ project management skills to plan, manage and execute a project that focuses on the interrelationship between music and politics.
- Reflect critically on project processes and outcomes.
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Task 1: Portfolio of communication tasks (25%)
Task 2: Written research task, 1500 words (25%)
Task 3: Music and Politics project, 3000 words or equivalent (50%)
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