May 28, 2024  
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Course Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 191 - West African Dance Forms II

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
This course is an expansion to the fundamentals, basic movements, forms, and techniques explored in AAST/DANC 190. Traditional dance and rhythmic structures of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, and Mali will be studied in depth to develop skills in advanced African dance. This class will be explored in total context with traditional costuming, music, culture, and customs. This class will be taught from a traditional West African perspective and African world view. Students will perform in a final culminating studio concert.

This course is appropriate for new students.
This course is cross-listed with DANC-191



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