AAS 254 - The History and Evolution of Hip Hop Culture
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores the rise of Hip Hop as a global phenomenon and the social controversies that it has engendered. Drawing on documentaries, films, and music, we address issues of violence, misogyny, use of the "b-work" and "n-word," and glorification of "ghetto culture" in exploring Hip Hop's evolution.

AAS 254 - The History and Evolution of Hip Hop Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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29130
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0312425791
Can't stop, won't stop : a history of the hip-hop generation, Author: Jeff Chang ; introduction by DJ Kool Herc., Publisher: Picador 1st Picado 2005
Required
ISBN: 0965830861
God is not an American : poetry, politics & love, Author: Jessica Care Moore., Publisher: Moore Black Press 2009
Required
ISBN: 0300141912
The anthology of rap, Author: edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates ; afterwords by Chuck D and Common., Publisher: Yale University Press 2010
Required
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