Oct 13, 2019  
Course Catalog 2005-2006 
Course Catalog 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 290 - Ritual and Performance II: The World According to the Yoruba and their Descendants in the New World

Second Semester. 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” 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
Enrollment Limit: 15
Ms. Sharpley

Credits: 3 Hours

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