AFRICAN AMERICAN DANCE
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
   

AFRCNA 0352 - AFRICAN AMERICAN DANCE


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
An introduction to African-American dance influence of West Africa and the Caribbean upon the black American experience in a comparative and historical perspective. These two perspectives are based upon those devised by African-American dance artists, such as Katherine Dunham, Alvin Ailey and Bob Johnson. The physical component of African-American dance emphasizes body placement and the relationship of movement to its music.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Attributes: African Studies, DSAS Creative Work General Ed. Requirement, DSAS Diversity General Ed. Requirement, DSAS The Arts General Ed. Requirement, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Humanistic GE. Req.


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