Oct 20, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022

THDA 215 - Dance History: Reading the Dancing Body


This course focuses on dance in the United States from the early 20th century to today. The historical study of dance as an embodied art form supports an intersectional examination of how gender, race, ethnicity, and class experiences both reflect and shape individual and collective identities. We will read seminal texts in dance and cultural studies, analyze dance videos and live performances, and write short papers that critically consider an array of theatrical dance forms and traditions. Every other year. (4 Credits)