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Introduction to Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives (FYS)
Fall 2020 not offered

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)

Last Updated on OCT-04-2023
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