AAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Section: 001 Africanist Dance Traditions: From Minstrelsy to Hip Hop
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This course will focus on 20th-Century vernacular and concert performance. It will examine the influences of African-American vernacular dance on 20th-Century social and concert dance by identifying specific movement motifs and concepts, such as rhythm, improvisation, syncopation, balanced asymmetry and body carriage. It will bring forward the clear retention of African Culture rooted deeply in the American aesthetic, as evidenced in the work of major choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Martha Graham and Jack Cole.

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AAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
24612
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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MW 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: CAAS 358.001 meets with DANCE 348.001.
003 (SEM)
P
30329
Open
Wolv. Access
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (SEM)
P
29155
Open
29
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
006 (SEM)
P
29158
Open
14
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
007 (SEM)
P
30274
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: This class meets at the U-M Detroit Center, 3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
008 (SEM)
P
31338
Closed
Wolv. Access
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9780786428168
African American dance : an illustrated history, Author: Barbara S. Glass., Publisher: McFarland 2007
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780252022111
Steppin' on the blues : the visible rhythms of African American dance, Author: Malone, Jacqui., Publisher: University of Illinois Press 1996
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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