Punk history summer class at NYU open to all
Written by admin on April 22, 2011
There are TWO days left to enroll in Punk Professor Vivien Goldman‘s class on the history of the genre that introduced The Dickies, The Sex Pistols, The Damned and other greats to the world. The course, Punk Rock: History and Criticism is being offered at New York University, where Goldman is an adjunct professor, and is open to everyone. The deadline to sign up for the class if the close of NYU admissions offices on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011.
Goldman, a founding member of The Flying Lizards, journalist and solo artist, teaches this and related classes at NYU. According to the course description, students and enrollees will learn about the beginnings and development of the punk rock scene in New York and London. Also to be discussed will be the advent of independent record labels, the work of standout punk artists and the genre’s influence on future musicians. Information on how to sign up for the course can be found on the New York University website. While there are no pre-requisites to attend, the credits are offered as a part of NYU’s Entrepreneurism in the Music Industry degree.