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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Theatre and Dance (TRDA)
Global Dance History
Global Dance History
Spring 2016
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Dana Tai Soon Burgess, Tanya Wetenhall
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Students may have to purchase the tickets for dance performances.
Students are required to attend 6 dance performances/dance classes throughout the semester that relate to major geographic areas of the world.
The role of dance globally in relation to socio-cultural and artistic histories. Importance of certain artists and dance forms contextualized by major world events as seen through the geography of immigration. Perspectives from the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
Understand relationships between dance and global cultural, social, and artistic histories. Identify and analyze key artists and trends in the development of dance from the late 1400’s to the 2000’s. Demonstrate an understanding of relationships between cultural histories and major world events to the technique and expression of dance Communicate with clarity about the relationship of dance to multiple cultural perspectives, creative processes, artistic migration, and cultural expressions. Analyze and Encorporate multiple views on global dance forms by varying international scholars
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CCAS: Arts
CCAS - Dance Electives

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