DANC 221

Dance History I

This course covers the history of dance from prehistory to 1830 and dance in world cultures. It focuses extensively on dance in non-Western societies including Japan, China, Pacific Islands, India, Africa, aboriginal Australia, South America, Native America, early Egypt and prehistoric Europe. It includes dance in Greece, Rome, medieval, Renaissance, and the early romantic period in Europe. One field trip to see Native American dancers. Offered alternate years. V.4, V.6a

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