Apr 22, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019

LLS 1318 - Deeper than Rap: Explorations in Hip Hop Analysis, Discourse, and Criticism

Credits: 3 hrs.
Do you like to argue? Are you interested in exploring the issues, themes, thinkers, common theories and debates surrounding hip hop scholarship? Would you like to dialogue about the impact of race, class and gender on hip hop texts? Deeper than Rap: Explorations in Hip Hop Analysis, Discourse, and Criticism is a multidisciplinary course which investigates the social, cultural, racial, political, aesthetic and historical dimensions of hip-hop, as well as its impact on American (Popular) Culture. This course explores contemporary texts and debates within hip-hop studies and examines the African, American and African American influences that pre-date hip hop.