EAS349H1: Soundscapes and Modern China

Hours: 
24L

An introduction to sound studies through the case of modern China. The class surveys basic theories of sound studies. It investigates the technological, cultural, and social production of soundscapes in modern China. Topics include the invention of national language(s), the introduction of gramophone, radio, and sound cinema, and the relationship between sound, aesthetics, and power.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)