2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

DAN 301 - Movement in Global Perspective(s)

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Addresses a notion of worlding dance or world dance forms and issues that arise in their performance, practice and production. In specific, this class places as a central area of study in dance studies, the world(s) of dancemaking and dance as they intersect with cultural difference, gendered difference, geographic location, race, ethnicity and gender. This course will discuss issues and topics in dance practices practiced in, originating from and traveling to a variety of sites in the world through readings by dance scholars, artists and viewing of filmed media. Embodied material will enliven some class discussions. May include a focus on movement practices from African, Caribbean, Latin America, South Asian, Oceania, American and inter-cultural contexts. The content of this class varies by instructor and may be repeated for credit as content varies. Every other year.