AAST 161 - Capoeira Angola I
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD
New course added 11.01.12.
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
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes
During registration, students should register for AAST 161; during add/drop, students may change to DANC 161 if they prefer.
May be repreated once for credit.
Cross List Information This course is cross-listed with DANC 161.
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