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Introduction to Contemporary Dance from Global Perspectives (FYS)
DANC 104F
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 JUN-16-2024
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