DANCE 7408: Bodies on the Line

July 17, 2014
Interdisciplinary analysis of the body as a site of political investment and contestation in stage-based performances and everyday life. Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 760.03, 860.01. VSP Admis Cond course.
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Offerd every other year.

This graduate seminar will analyze how the body is viewed, constrained, and invested as a political statement both on stage and in everyday life. Students will draw from various fields of study to interrogate how the body is used to negotiate identity, display themselves, protest social inequalities, experience pain and as a resource of visual consumption. A choreographic lens will help students analysis the dangers of having one’s body on the line.

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