West African Rootholds in Dance


Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their relationship to religious and social life in Africa and the Diaspora. Continuity and transformation of physical texts as cultural heritage, examined historically and aesthetically. Guest lecturers, videos, research project. Two lab sections, one for students with prior training in African Dance, and one for students with no experience.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 220SL
  • DANCE 335SL