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DANC 100.00 Meaning In Motion: Reading and Writing Dance 6 credits

Closed: Size: 15, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Weitz Center 165

MTWTHF
1:15pm3:00pm1:15pm3:00pm
Synonym: 63961

Judith A Howard

In this class we will look at dance through various lenses; queer/feminist, ethnographic, Africanist, disability studies, and activism. We will examine and broaden the definition of dance and situate it within the discourse of “performance,” recognizing the larger meaning of “performance” to include all bodily movements, acts and gestures, whether onstage or off. We will ask questions about the performance of culture, race, gender and ability in various dance contexts.  Researching through the body and movement as well as written and visual texts, students will develop skills of critical dance viewing, analysis, and writing through formal and informal writing assignments.  We will read, write, view, attend live performance, discuss and move.  No previous dance experience is necessary.

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