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FG313 – Social History of Dance: The Birth of Mod Dnc in Am and Abrd
Explores the social and political issues of the period 1880-1950 in the development of modern dance and studies the people -- mostly women -- who were the innovators of this unique form. Viewing of videotapes, readings about each artist, and interactive projects designed to develop full understanding of each choreographer, innovator, and dancer. Practical dance techniques will also be studies. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Social Inequality requirement. (Not offered 2020-21).