Dance Humanities (DAH)
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the study of dance as culture in diverse global contexts.
Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.
Selective survey and historico-cultural analysis of hip hop arts, aesthetics and culture organized around the founding elements of DJing, MCing, B-boy and B-girling, graffiti arts and knowledge. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.