Comparative Cultural Studies

CCS3798The Forbidden, the Rebellious, and the Misunderstood: Canadian Jazz, Popular and Classical Music,1950 to the Present (A) (Cross-Listed: MUS 3798)3 ch (3C)
This course explores the social and historical developments of music in Canada from the 1950s through the public awakening of the 1960s to the implications of the Canadian content regulations of the 1970s and up to the present with a focus on the period ending around 1980. Music will be examined in relation to such notable phenomena as the Cold War, Expo 67 and the Hippie Movement. Major musical figures, composers, and performers featured and discussed may include The Band, Oscar Peterson, Glenn Gould, Paul Anka, Buffy Saint-Marie, The Guess Who and Rush.