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Last approved: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 20:43:35 GMT

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First Name Last Name Userid Title Home School Org Short Name
Richard Dunn dunnr Director of Course Management and Student Records School of Arts and Sciences The College
Fall 2019 (Deactivations ONLY)
Spring 2019
Perform Arts South Asia
This course is a survey of selected traditions of theater, music, and dance in India and surrounding regions. Topics include ritual practices, theater, classical dance, classical music, devotional music, regional genres, and contemporary popular musics. Readings and lectures are supplemented by audio and visual materials and live performances. The aim of the course is to expose students to a variety of performance practices from this part of the world and to situate the performing arts in their social and cultural contexts. The course has no prerequisites.

Foundational Approach

One-term course offered either term
Cross Cultural Analysis
Standing Faculty
Standing Faculty

Methods of Assessment


Cross Cultural Analysis





Cultural Diversity in the US


Quantitative Data Analysis


Formal Reasoning


Administrative Fields

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