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

THDA 22 - Dances of the African Diaspora II


Dances of the African Diaspora II deepens student engagement with selected dance forms from the African diaspora, especially those coming from West Africa and that emerged in the Caribbean and the Americas. The course is physically rigorous and emphasizes community building. A drummer accompanies the class, so students experience the fundamental connection between drums and dance as they learn the histories, techniques, and characteristics of Diasporic movement forms. Assignments include movement projects developed in class and presentations. May be repeated for credit. S/N grading only. Prerequisite(s): THDA 21  or permission of instructor. Every spring. (2 Credits)