#PurpleSyllabus

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The #PurpleSyllabus presents essential topics, readings, and multimedia related to Prince. Prince’s impact and influence spreads across nearly all aspects of society and culture. This syllabus presents works written by scholars and journalists across diverse topics. Our hope is that this syllabus will serve as a resource for teachers and curriculum designers looking to infuse their classrooms and courses with Prince content.

Created by Prince fans affiliated with the University of Minnesota Libraries in conjunction with the Prince From Minneapolis Symposium.

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Geography of Prince

Scholarly Books and Articles

News/Popular Media Articles

Other

Purple Map

View a map of Minnesota locations meaningful and important to the life and development of Prince.

Purple Map

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Prince the Artist

Scholarly Articles/Books

Scholarly Articles

Books

News/Popular Media Articles

Prince and Film

Prince and Performance

 

New to the music of Prince?  Prince released nearly 40 albums in his lifetime.  Discover and familiarize yourself with his most popular and arguably his most important works, with suggestions and commentary from Prince scholar Anil Dash.

 

 

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Prince and Sexuality

Scholarly Articles/Books

Other

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Prince and Technology

Scholarly Articles/Books

News/Popular Media Articles

 

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Prince and Race

Scholarly Articles

Other

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Prince and the Resistance

Scholarly Articles

News/Popular Media Articles

Other

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Theology of Prince

Scholarly Articles

News/Popular Media Articles

 

The Purple Syllabus is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing Services