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Week 7: Music Videos

Music videos have increased vastly in importance for the promotion of music since 1981, when MTV was created. We’ll learn some analytical frameworks for systematically discussing music videos. Readings: Sterbenz (2017), Lafrance and Burns (2017).

Music videos have increased vastly in importance for the promotion of music since 1981, when MTV was created. We’ll learn some analytical frameworks for systematically discussing music videos.

March 9

Readings due Thursday before class

  • (Ying discussion leading)
  • Optional:

Writing due Sunday at noon

Complete an analysis of the video for “You Don’t Know Me” by Son Lux (2015) after Lafrance and Burns. I have copied their Figure 1 into a spreadsheet on Teams. Download this spreadsheet and fill it in with specifics relating to “You Don’t Know Me.”

Write a few additional sentences explaining any problems you encountered, special points, etc.

Save as a PDF and upload to your homework submit folder.


Bibliography

Readings are either in the Readings folder or are available online through the library (or both!).