Five College Consortium

CULTURAL DANCE: KOREAN

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Dance
Course Number: 
142
Institution: 
Smith College
Combined enrollment Spring 2016 142/242. This course introduces African dance, music and song as a traditional mode of expression in various African countries. It emphasizes appreciation and respect for African culture and its profound influence on American culture and art. Enrollment limited to 30.: This is an introductory technique course to Traditional Korean Dance. No previous dance experience required. Korean identity, culture and aesthetics will be explored through dance. The class will focus on traditional dance vocabulary (didgi, gulshin, euleugi, gamgi, yeonpungdae), music and types of rhythms (gutgeori, jajinmori, heemori, shibbak), and breathing technique (hoheub). Students will learn excerpts of traditional repertory, such as palace dances, as well as modern reinventions of Korean traditional dance.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
30461-S18

Course Sections

CULTURAL DANCE: KOREAN
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 2.0 Lucille Jun ljun@smith.edu TTh 01:00-02:30 BERENS 3