|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course will take a historical look at jazz movement, the early elements and development of jazz dance and how it coincides with the music of jazz and the life conditions of the Afro-American people. The three general areas to be covered are (1) traditional African elements (2) plantation dance of release and relief and (3) early postslavery dance favorites.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected short readings from periodicals
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Participation in "Worlds of Dance Concert" in December. Written final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Regular Registration. If not accepted during registration, go to first class dressed to dance.
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
|Instructor(s): Burton,Ronald Times: ..T.R.. 01:00PM-02:30PM; Location: SDC; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 2||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 9||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 8||JR non-major: 8||SO: 6||FR: 3|
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