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

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AAST 190 - West African Dance Forms in the Diaspora I

Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 HU, CD

This course will survey dance movement forms and technique from West Africa, to the New World through dance performance. A survey of dance performance using academic discourse as well as a movement vocabulary will be used. The influence of West African movements on the New World will include forms from Brazil, Cuba and Haiti. This class will be taught from a traditional West African perspective and Pan-African world view. Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: M. Sharpley
Prerequisites & Notes

Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with DANC 190.

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