Academic Bulletin 2021-2022 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSDMS 201 - Dance: Ritual of Experience

Credits: 4
An exploration of ritual and ceremonial dances from multiple cultural perspectives, drawing upon insights into dance as human thought and as physical, cultural, social, economic, psychological, political and communicative behavior. Of particular interest is the role dance plays in the expression of both resistances to and maintenance of cultural expressions of power and value. Special emphasis is placed on relating each student’s personal experience of dance to the topics covered. Effective writing and speaking within the guidelines of the discipline is emphasized. Must be taken on the letter-grade basis.

Distribution Requirements: none.

May count toward a minor in Dance and Movement Studies.