2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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DNC 150 - Black Dance & the Diaspora

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement DE.
This course is designed to introduce the student to Black dance considering Africa’s diaspora. The stories, practices, forms, styles, attitudes and rituals of Black dance can be traced throughout Africa’s rich, complex, diverse, and expansive ancestry. Through embodied scholarship, students will experience the ethnographic paradigms of socio-political identity in evolution of Black dance from Africa, with a focus on tradition, appropriation, and learning through how Africa’s rich culture, history, and presence in 21st century socio-cultural practices continue to impact humanity.



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