Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 20, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

DAN 233 - West African Diasporic Dance II: West African (2 Cr.)

 An intermediate course in West African dance technique that will expand students’ technical skill, vocabulary, articulation, stamina, strength, and historical knowledge. The course will focus more deeply on the qualitative and expressive aspects of West African dance through the dance’s performance and socio-historical/cultural values. Students will take part in continued study of select West African dances and the viewing of authentic performances via video. Students will apply historical information to contextualize the aesthetic principles of technique. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Prerequisite: placement in DAN 233 or above. Spring semester. Program faculty.