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    Oberlin College
  Sep 20, 2017
Course Catalog 2017-2018
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AAST 191F - West African Dance Forms in the Diaspora II: Cuba-Full Course

Next Offered: Course Offered in a Future Term
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 Credits
Attribute: 4 HU, CD

This course will expand and build upon the dance movements, forms, and techniques explored in DANC/AAST 190. It will focus on extensive dance performance within Matanzas, Cuba, which has a strong historical link to West Africa. The class will explore the dances and rhythms of the following traditions: Yambu, Rumba Columbia, Guaguanco and the Orisha dances. These dances will be examined in their total context with costumes and music.
Instructor: M. Sharpley
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: DANC/AAST 190 or previous dance experience.

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