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(S2.E13.) Panel: Music Impact on U.S. Culture

Panel Discussion on the Impact of Music on U.S. Culture.. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link Download file

The podcast explores the impact of music on U.S. culture. The students shared about hip hop music, Elivis Presley, and the Beatles. Each of the music artists not only influenced U.S. culture, but they themselves were heavily influenced by the culture in which they grew up. In addition, several of the music artists also influenced one another as well.

This podcast is based on a student panel discussion in one of the history courses this semester. Each of the students had completed a paper on a history topic of their choice for a writing course which was paired with this world history course. I grouped the students into small groups of three to five students on a similar topic. The goal was to share highlights from their papers and to develop connections among the papers and with the larger context of U.S. history in which they took place.

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