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Introduction to Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives (FYS)
Spring 2025
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: GSAS 108

This interdisciplinary course aims to understand contemporary dance and the moving body from global perspectives. It draws from a range of approaches to aesthetics and choreography, politics, and understandings of culture-at-large. It examines an eclectic array of movement and choreographic styles from North America to Europe to Asia. The course is divided into 6 units: 1. Old and New Definitions of Contemporary Dance 2. "East Meets West" -- Global-Cultural Flows in Contemporary Dance 3. Social Justice and Contemporary Dance 4. Queering Contemporary Dance 5. Special Topics -- Stillness and Silence 6. Traditional Dance/Contemporary Dance -- Deconstruction and Reconstruction
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA DANC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUL-21-2024
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