May 28, 2020  
Course Catalog 2019-2020 
    
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AAST 161 - Capoeira Angola I


Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD

Capoeira Angola is the African-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, music, and combat to create a game of strategy, style and wit. This course will introduce students to the aspects of Capoeira Angola including the movement, music, philosophy and history traced through great masters of the past to its African beginnings in the Bantu’s dance of N’golo. Each class will involve daily physical training and music lessons. Students will also engage in readings and discussions aimed at providing a historic context for contemporary styles and traditions.

Enrollment Limit: 40
Instructor: J. Emeka

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. Cross-listed with DANC 161.
Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with DANC 161.



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