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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAN 117 - Caribbean and African Dance Forms (4)

Addresses the fundamentals of movement, rhythm and cultural context in a Caribbean or African dance form. Students will become aware of the different ways in which the body’s alignment and movement in space and time are articulated. Students will learn how polyrhythm and gesture conjoin in phrase work in level one vocabulary. Students will also address Caribbean or African dances through discussion, reading of pertinent articles and viewing of filmed examples. Caribbean or African movement forms will be contextualized in regards to diasporic politics, cultural context, stories and spirituality. See program director.