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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 275 - African-American Performance Theater

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits: 4 Credits
Attribute: 4 HU

This course is a workshop for creating performance art including drama, spoken word, dance and musical performance that explores the legacy of the African-American Experience in form or content. From Africa through the Middle Passage and into America, students will read essays, stories, poems and plays-while discussing the legacy and aesthetic of the African tradition within the Diaspora. Students will gain academic information as well as develop their own artistic responses to the material. All will read, write and perform. A workshop performance will be presented using the work of the class.

Instructor: Mr. Emeka

Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with THEA 275.

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