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Jazz Dance I
DANC 208
Spring 2010 not offered
This course may be repeated for credit.
Crosslisting: AFAM 261

This course will take a historical look at jazz movement, the early elements, and development of the dance (jazz vocabulary) and how it coincides with music and the life conditions of African American people. It will introduce basic dance technique while exploring the influence of ritual dances of Africa, dances of the plantation, early nightclubbing (jook houses), and basic authentic jazz dance techniques.

Essential Capabilities: 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
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA DANC
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)

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