You will work with a partner to create a 5-6-minute podcast episode, in which you will discuss a specific topic that relates to world music. “Music” is here defined as broadly as we’ve defined in the course—traditions of theater and dance in which music and sound figure are all fair game.
Listen to podcast episodes for inspiration. Some suggestions:
Special section of an NPR “Codeswitch” episode (Note: this is a 5-6-minute episode)
NPR’s “All Songs Considered”
“Heat Rocks” by Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes
See NPR Guide for students designing a podcast
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Subject encyclopedias are good starting points for research. They are written by scholars and provide background information about a topic. They can also be useful for: