UGS 303 Syllabus Fall 2008

UGS 303 Syllabus Fall 2008 - 1 UGS 303: Music, Art, and...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 UGS 303: Music, Art, and Ritual in Mexican Catholicism Fall 2008 First-Year Signature Course Instructor Dr. Lorenzo Candelaria Associate Professor of Musicology College of Fine Arts Ernest and Sarah Butler School of Music Contact Information Office hours: Wednesdays, 10am - 12noon (or by appointment) Office location: Butler School of Music, Music Recital Hall (MRH) 3.742 Email address: lorenzo.candelaria@mail.utexas.edu Phone number: 471-7131 (on campus, just dial 1-7131) Teaching Assistants Ms. Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Butler School of Music, Musicology Division Email: ana.sanchezrojo@mail.utexas.edu Fr. Paul Kasun, OSB, Department of Sociology Email: frpaul@mail.utexas.edu Meeting Places and Times Students will attend two lectures (Tuesday and Thursday) and one discussion section each week. For campus maps, see http://www.utexas.edu/maps/ (then click on "2. Tower" for details) Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00am - 12:30pm, Waggener Hall (WAG)101 Discussion Sections: The meeting time and place will depend on your unique number. Please note that you must attend the section to which you have been assigned. Unique # 66925 Tuesday, 3-4pm Mezes Hall (MEZ) 1.210 Unique # 66930 Tuesday, 4-5pm Parlin Hall (PAR) 8C Unique # 66935 Thursday, 4-5pm Mezes Hall (MEZ) 1.118 Unique # 66940 Thursday, 8-9pm* Garrison Hall (GAR) 2.124 Unique # 66945 Tuesday, 5-6pm McCombs School of Business (CBA) 4.338 Unique # 66950 Thursday, 5-6pm McCombs School of Business (CBA) 4.338 *Call 232-WALK to arrange for SURE Walk Escort. This service provides evening escorts to campus locations for faculty, staff, students, and campus visitors. The service is provided by Student Government (call 471-3166 for more information) and is available Sunday through Thursday between 9pm-2am. Course Website: Unless otherwised indicated, class materials and announcements will be posted on the course BlackBoard site: http://courses.utexas.edu Please check this site regularly. 2 Course Description: This First-Year Signature Course is a large-group lecture and discussion class focusing on an issue of contemporary significance. It is designed to introduce first-year undergraduates to scholarly analysis from an interdisciplinary perspective. It is also designed to introduce students to the richness of our University's intellectual life and creative culture. Our topic this semester is "Music, Art, and Ritual in Mexican Catholicism," the focus of my current research. Catholicism is the most common bond uniting people of vastly diverse customs, language backgrounds, socio-economic levels, and political affiliations throughout Mexico and the southwestern United States, particularly, in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California--all of which formed part of Mexico until the nineteenth century. This course explores the central roles that music, art, and ritual have played--and continue to play--in the formation and promotion of Mexican Catholic identity from the early sixteenth century to the present. Students will engage Mexican Catholic identity from the early sixteenth century to the present....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2008 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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UGS 303 Syllabus Fall 2008 - 1 UGS 303: Music, Art, and...

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