Introduces a fusion form popularized in 2000: secular dance traditions of the Middle East/North African (MENA) communities in dialog with popular dances of the hip-hop and underground electronic dance music communities. Stretching, hip work, spinal undulations and poly-rhythmic orientations are covered. Educational highlights include discourse regarding cultural appropriation and gender coding in human movement. May be repeated up to 2 total credit hours. Class Notes: Students who do not attend the first two class sessions may be administratively dropped at the discretion of the instructor.