Afro-Brazilian Dance I--The African Continuum in South America: Brazil|
Spring 2012 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course will examine the study of the African diaspora, the influence of African culture in South America. It will introduce religious, social, and contemporary dance forms through a historical perspective of African identity in Brazil.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
Interpretation - the examination, review and discussion of culture and
history through various resources.
Intercultural Literacy - the understanding of codified language and
technique of a cultural dance form past, present and future.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)
Armstrong, Piers MORALIZING DIONYSUS AND LUBRICATING APOLLO: A SEMANTIC TOPOGRAPHY OF SUBJECT CONSTRUCTION IN AFRO-BAHIAN CARNIVAL
Scott, Anna B. "IT'S ALL IN THE TIMING: THE LATEST MOVES, JAMES BROWN'S GROOVES AND THE 70'S RACE CONSCIOUSNESS MOVEMENT IN SALVADOR, BAHIA-BRAZIL"
Capoeira, Nestor, CAPOEIRA ROOTS OF THE DANCE FIGHT GAME"
Skidmore, Thomas E. "BLACK INTO WHITE: RACE AND NATIONALITY IN BRAZILIAN THOUGHT"
Murphy, John P., MUSIC IN BRASIL: EXPERIENCING MUSIC, EXPRESSING CULTURE
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Participation in the "Worlds of Dance" concert in December and written final exam.
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