College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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George Mason University

DANC 391: Dance History II

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Examines revolutions in transformation of 20th-century Western dance into forms and institutions that radically departed from predecessors. Development of contemporary dance carried with it reflections of the influence of technology and media as well as concept of global culture. Renewed interest in traditional dance forms acknowledges power of dance to serve as carrier of cultural and societal values. Dance forms placed in social, political, cultural, aesthetic, and historical contexts.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in arts.

Credits: 3


1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018