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Last approved: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 20:17:08 GMT

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Richard Dunn dunnr Director of Course Management and Student Records School of Arts and Sciences The College
Spring 2019
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.

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One-term course offered either term
Arts & Letters Sector
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Sector II - History and Tradition


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Sector IV - Humanities and Social Science


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Sector VII - Natural Sciences and Mathematics


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