Oct 05, 2022  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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AAST 161 - Capoeira Angola I

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
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.
Prerequisites & Notes: Consent of instructor required. May be repeated for credit.
This course is cross-listed with DANC 161


This course is appropriate for new students.



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