American Studies HKU School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU

BA Course

Elective Course
AMER2059 20th century American rock music in a global context
6 credits
This course will introduce students to the history of rock music as an American phenomenon and examine the growth and influence of the art form in a global context. The significant people, places, and technologies will be discussed, and the social, cultural, and political implications of rock music’s global movement will be examined.
Prerequisite: Nil
Assessment: 100% coursework
(Offered in 2021/2022, 1st semester)


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