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

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AAST 161 - Introduction to Capoeira Angola

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD

Capoeira Angola is the African-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, music, and combat to create a game of strategy, style and wit. This course will introduce students to the aspects of Capoeira Angola including the movement, music, philosophy and history traced through great masters of the past to its African beginnings in the Bantu’s dance of N’golo. Each class will involve daily physical training and music lessons. Students will also engage in readings and discussions aimed at providing a historic context for contemporary styles and traditions. Enrollment Limit: 25.
Instructor: J. Emeka
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with DANC 161. During registration, students should register for AAST 161; during add/drop, students may change to DANC 161 if they prefer.

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