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Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium

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Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies

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Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC

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Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”

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Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo

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Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"

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Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

01:070:219 Anthropology of Music

3 credits

Course description: Introduction to the study of the intersection of music and culture as exhibited in different areas of the world; focus on music cultures of North America, Ghana, South Africa, and Indonesia; explore concepts concerning musical expression including performance, participation, emotional affect; concepts, principles, and theoretical models used by ethnomusicologists and anthropologists, to study myths, beliefs, and traditions; analysis of the process of music making as behavior grounded in cultural practice.

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