Musicology essay

Advanced Music Studies 2018: Assignment 2

Explore how musicologists and their colleagues in related disciplines have responded to specific issues addressed in the area listed below. Within this area you should refer to
AT LEAST THREE significant articles / book chapters or other texts in your essay.

It is important that you evaluate the arguments posited by each author, compare them against one another, and assess critically the way in which the authors have responded to previous scholarship and, where appropriate, to one other’s approaches.

The most important thing is how the students synthesize the articles / book chapters in the essay and come out with their own critical thinking.

 Gender, sexuality, feminism and race This is the area

Instructions:

1. Come up with your own title of the essay so that the advisor can know the main idea of the essay. For example:” Queer musicology: address and problems”

2. Your essay should be a maximum of 4,000 words, including footnotes but excluding bibliography.

3. Referencing number: 15-20. And remember, when writing the essay, choose 2 or 3 core articles as the axis of the essay; evaluate the arguments posited by each author, compare them against one another, and assess critically the way in which the authors have responded to previous scholarship and, where appropriate, to one other’s approaches. Then using the rest of articles as supporting arguments.

4. Don’t just summarize the articles but debate and bring out your own critical thinking at the same time. Discuss and debate about their methodologies or theories.

5. Use MHRA as referencing guide: https://subjects.library.manchester.ac.uk/referencing/mhra