DNCE 1401 - Transnational Fusion Dance: USA and Middle East/North Africa

Description
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.
Credits
1
Attributes
Arts & Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts & Humanities
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
MW, TuTh, Tu
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1