D275 Dance and Hip Hop Culture
Examines the historical, artistic, social, and cultural relevance of Hip Hop both in the U.S. and abroad. Uses the four elements of Hip Hop as a foundation to explore a variety of topics related to dance in Hip Hop culture. Prerequisites: WR 115 and RD 115. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
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- Trace the evolution of Hip-Hop from a small subculture in the Bronx to a global phenomenon. Learn about the four elements, Hip-Hops founding individuals, and how the culture has changed over time. Learning objectives: Identify the artistic, social, historical, and cultural contexts of dance in order to appreciate dance as an integral part of our lives. Recognize artistic movements in Hip Hop history as they relate to social and political themes of the same time period. Examine how personal bias, cultural perspectives, and aesthetic values shape our response to various forms of artistic expression inherent in Hip Hop. All course materials such as assigned readings, documenataries, video clips, exams, etc. included in online modules. Some outside work required for observation papers and a final project.
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