Course Description

Course Name

World Music Dance

Session: VLNS3421

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

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 content subject to change