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COMM1080 - Rock and Rhetoric
Fall 2012

This course will serve as an introduction into the critical analysis of popular music as a communicative device. The class will focus on the rhetoric used in the text, image, and sound of rock and roll. These devices successfully connect social issues with a mass audience through the organized form of music. Although a form of entertainment, popular music is also a response to the social/political eruptions in American history. We will explore those conditions in society that provided the foundation for creative musical collaborations, resulting not only in communicating a message to a mass audience but also those collaborations that conditioned popular taste to that which is now culturally accepted.
3 Credits

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COMM1080-A Rock and Rhetoric
Full     Credits: 3 Days: M W F
       Location: Moon Room: Wheatley Center 111
    Time: 12:00-12:50 pm Instructor: Pinson
    Session: 1 (01/13 - 05/03/14) Term: Spring 2014
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COMM1080-A Rock and Rhetoric
23 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 01:45-04:35 pm Instructor: Pinson
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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