Fall 2008 not offered
This course considers theories and methods of dance scholarship and takes up the study of current topics in dance and performance studies. Problems of understanding different aesthetics, defining categories of dance, and establishing cultural contexts will be introduced. The examples of dances from different cultures and genres will be used to explore these issues and to increase knowledge and understanding of the rich and varied development of dance forms around the world.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)(DANC)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
To be announced.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
A written commentary on a live performance, a midterm examination, short, ungraded written assignments, a final research paper and a "performance/ethnographic" project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students will engage in a semester-long investigation of either a movement phenomenon or cultural practice of their choosing. NO prior experience in dance, performance studies, or anthropology required.
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 0||1st Ranked: 0||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 0|