Historic, analytical, ethnographic, cultural approaches to Pop/Rock: Greek Pop/Rock (Seminar)

Course Information
TitleΙστορικές, αναλυτικές, εθνογραφικές, πολιτισμικές προσεγγίσεις στην ποπ/ροκ: Το ελληνικό ποπ/ροκ (Σεμινάριο) / Historic, analytical, ethnographic, cultural approaches to Pop/Rock: Greek Pop/Rock (Seminar)
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600015152

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses536
Music CompositionElective Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Good knowledge of English.
Learning Outcomes
The student will be able to apply different methodological approaches to Greek pop/rock case studies. The student will have a good knowledge of the history of Greek pop/rock music.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A rapid development of the popular studies are discerned during the last two decades, within the wider growth of the cultural studies. Pop and rock music has been an important study field within this development. The present course initially focuses on the ground methodologies that have been used in order to gain a better musical and cultural understanding of this music. It also gradually gives emphasis on the Greek pop/rock culture. Each student develops his own methodological approach to a band or singer of his choice and the outcome is a written assignment.
pop, rock, cultural studies, ethnography, analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment551.8
Written assigments602
Student Assessment
The students' evaluation deepens excusively on a written assignement. Evaluation criteria: the breadth of the used bibliography, and the depth of the application of methodological tools.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Χρηστάκης Νικόλας Λ., Μουσικές ταυτότητες, Αθήνα: Γ. ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ - Κ. ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ Ο.Ε, 1999.
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