MUS 221 Spring 2015 African Dance and Percussion

Cross Listed as AFR206, DANC202
Course continues the investigation of selected music and dance from the African continent. Advancing dance and music skills, deepening understanding of history and context of the material are focus of readings, discussions and projects throughout the semester. Questions we will address include the impact of religion, colonialism, travel, immigration, media tradition and the continued emergence of new forms. Material may include Gum Boots (Isicathulo) from Southern Africa, Juju in Nigeria or Hip Hop in several nations. This course can be taken for academic and/or PE credit.
Class Format: studio/lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: participation in assignments that include research and performance projects and a short paper; students enrolled for PE credit only are not required to do short paper or research assignments; all students must participate in all performance projects
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: students who have taken DANC 100, DANC 201 or permission of the instructor
Department Notes: MUS World Music/Ethnomusicology--class of 2017 and beyond
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Distribution Notes: meets Division 1 requirement if registration is under DANC or MUS; meets Division 2 requirement if registration is under AFR
Divisional Attributes: Division I
Other Attributes: INST African Studies Electives,MUS World Music/Ethnomusicology
Enrollment Limit: 20
Expected Enrollment: 20
Class Number: 3343
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MUS 221 - 01 (S) STU African Dance & Percussion Division 1: Languages and the Arts Sandra L. Burton
, Tendai Muparutsa
TF 1:10 PM-3:50 PM 3343 Open
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