Course Description

MIT 3351G-001 (Winter 2022)   Pop Music and/as Cultural Labour

Instructor: M. Stahl

Course Description
This class takes artists as working people and examines the production of commercial popular music as a set of work processes, focusing on legal, discursive, technological, and economic contexts. We explore the relations of performers—especially recording artists—to their work, their personae, their audiences, and their intellectual property.

Antirequisites: Antirequisite(s): MIT 3439F if taken in 2014-15, MIT 3439G in 2015-16 or 2016-17.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.