|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Certificates: South Asia Studies|
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental aesthetic, social, and technical principles underscoring the culture of Bharata Natyam dance in its both indigenous and modern contexts. The course introduces students to Bharata Natyam largely through classroom practice (in the form of rhythmic and interpretive exercises), supplemented by brief lectures outlining the sociohistorical and cultural contexts of the form. Class lectures will also include video presentations. Occasionally, the class could include a guest lecture given by either a visiting scholar, dancer, or choreographer respected in the field of South Asian dance internationally.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)(DANC)(GSAS-MN)(GSAS)(SAST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Evaluation will be based on attendance and class participation, class journal/short essays and end-of-semester performance in World Music Hall.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course may be repeated for credit up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation. Students will perform in the Worlds of Dance Concert at end of semester.
|Instructor(s): Krishnan,Hari Times: .M.W... 10:30AM-12:00PM; Location: CDS; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 3||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 6||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 5||FR: 4|
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