May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

DANC 661 Critical Studies in History & Theory



3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course exams a selected range of topics in contemporary dance, emphasizing the relations between dance, critical theory, critical writing and culture. Students will engage in theoretical inquiry and study in the dance-related areas of history and dance criticism in a variety of contexts, from the popular to the scholarly. Weekly lectures provide overviews while both scholars and working artists are invited to give lectures, seminars and/or workshops on their research interests and projects.

Open only to MFA in Dance majors.
This course may be completed 2 times for credit.