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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 290 - Ritual & Performance II

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD, WR

This course will further explore the religious phenomenon discussed in AAST 118 in performance and artistic agency of the Yoruba and Kongo as their descendants develop the secular Blues’ in dance and music. This course will also explore the Blues’ on-going artistic and musical tradition that includes the greater Mali Empire’s tradition of the Griot and the codes and signals used in Blues that are the choices of its artistic expression and its uses in the performance arena.
Instructor: M. Sharpley
Prerequisites & Notes
Consent of the instructor is required.

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