University Of Limerick

Critical Encounters with World Music and Dance


Iowa State Course Substitution

Masterpieces of Music and Art in Western Culture


Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
This module is an introduction to the growing field of world music and dance studies and will introduce the student to a critical engagement with the category and how it is imagined in a number of cultural contexts as well as current areas and modes of research. Students will be exposed to a selection of world music practices in an academic and performative context, providing them with an insight into some of the diversity of music and dance practices on this planet. The investigations presented in this module will be particularly informed by the international disciplines of Arts practice research, ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology. Students here will also be introduced to responsible and accountable academic and research practices.


Evaluation Date:
April 22, 2019
Kevin Judge