World Music Dance

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    World Music Dance

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Dance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: essay (2500 words) [60%], short (10 min.) presentation [40%] [both components to be passed]
    This module will study the practice and theory of ?world? dance to examine questions of tradition, travel, ritual, gender, and the relationship between dance and music practice. By participating in styles from all around the world, the module will examine what it means to embody and observe the cultural practices of an ?other.? The module may study forms such as Kathak, rumba, Morris dancing, Ghanaian dance, and others.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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