Explores the movement styles of several dances from around the world from categories including Asian dance, African dance, Islamic dance and Western dance. In addition to studying the dances themselves, explores how each of these dances evolved within the cultures and societies they originated from, as well as how they exist within our present day cultures and societies. Through videos, critical/descriptive literature and photographs, explores the political, social, religious and other influential elements that have dictated the outcome of these dances. All theoretical frameworks developed throughout this course are combined with dance. Fall of even years. (GACO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.