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

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CMPL 338 - Tango: A Cultural History


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Dance
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD

This course examines the social, political, and aesthetic dimensions of tango. By looking at dance, music, lyrics and other tango manifestations, students will explore how communities encode their traditional values in expressive forms, how these forms operate subversively in popular culture, and how they officially represent the nation. Films, recordings, and printed documents complement the readings in this course, as will guest speakers. Includes the option of a dance or music practicum. Taught in Spanish. Enrollment limit: 20.
Instructor: A. Cara
Prerequisites & Notes
HISP 304 or equivalent.
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with HISP 338.



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