Summarize the main points of the readings and integrate their ideas, think about the big picture, and the overall theses that the authors put forward. Think about the areas of overlap and divergence between the readings. There should also be a brief reaction of yourself to the readings, including points of personal agreement or disagreement, questions for further discussion, and/or relevance to their own experiences. MUST CITE EACH READING AT LEAST ONCE (In-text citation) in order to receive credit for the work. Submission should also include a bibliography.
Scott Martelle, Detroit: A Biography, ch. 15 & 16 – 1 total
Charles Sykes, Profile of a Record Label: Motown, In: African American Music: An Introduction, edited by Mellonee Burnim and Portia K. Maultsby, 431-452. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Sicko, Dan. Techno Rebels. Ch. 2 & 3 – 1 total
Martelle, ch. 17 & 18 – 1 total
Schauert, Paul. 2015. “Intro.” Staging Ghana. Indiana University Press.
Collins, John. 1992. “First Fusions: Orchestras and Brass Bands.” In: West African Pop Roots. Temple University Press.
Collins…”Fela and the Afrobeat Revolution” [same book as Collins above]
David Koran, Shanghai: The Biography of a City
Jacob Dreyer, Shanghai and the 2010 Expo: Staging the City