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ES 270 - The Genius Of Hip Hop

Description: This course examines why Hip Hop holds such an important place in our culture. We seek to understand how something so controversial and marginal could become so mainstream and central. This course infuses historical and cultural context as a backdrop for exploring particular genres, artists, styles, sounds, images, and rhetorical techniques within the Hip Hop movement. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2020 Spring 2021

Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking