|This course may be repeated for credit.|
The course will start at the big band era and swing dancing, then travel through to what could be considered modern jazz today. Emphasis will be placed on rhythms, style, and the intercultural influences on movement.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
The teachings of Black Dance Vernacular requires an understanding of a oral history,morals and traditions of a culture originating in Africa. These courses will explore these avenues for students seeking a contemporary understanding of a culture through
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(DANC-MN)(DANC)
||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."
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Previous dance experience required. Audition at first class. Please come to first class ready 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; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
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