Essay on Lindy Hop and World Dance Pg

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DNCE131: Exam 1 Study Guide FALL 2013: Professor Flickinger 1. Copeland and Cohen. “What is Dance?” pg 1 -Understand the three basic art theories being discussed -Aristotle is responsible for what part of Western Storytelling/Narrative -Focus on the arguments of Martin, Levinson, Goodman, & Sparshott 2. Sklar. “Five Premises for a Culturally Sensitive Approach to Dance” pg 30 -Understand the five premises and their importance to discussing dance cross culturally -Be able to define Empathic Kinesthetic Perception 3. Dils and Albright. “Looking at World Dance” Pg 92 -Understand the three basic tenants/questions of the article 4. Kealiinohomoku. “An Anthropologist Looks at Ballet as a Form of Ethnic Dance” Pg 533 -Know that it is…show more content…
Contemporary Grass Dance -Movement done in how many directions? How many times? -Be able to describe their regalia ! Jingle Dance -Women only -Prayer for what? -What were the dancers not allowed to eat for a year? -Traditional and contemporary: how many cones? What are they traditional made of? What else do the cones represent (think sound)? 7. Kaeppler. “Hula Pahu: Hawaiian Drum Dances” -know the terms outlined in class -Know Kaona and its relationship to Hula -Ha’a and Hula belonged to which “realms” Page 22 & which is sacred v nonsacred? -3 categories of “formalized movement” examples pg 8-9 -Know the 3 mele’s -Terms: Mele, Heiau, Pahu, Noa, who is Laka & Pele -Bent-knee stance and the discussion about how this movement reflects cultural connection. How do the genders interpret this style (remember the Merrie Monarch Video clips)? -Who is King Kal!kaua and why is he important in out discussions 8. Welsh Asante. “Commonalities in African Dance: An Aesthetic Foundation” Pg 144 -Understand the 7 commonalities and the tradition – both as they were discussed in class and as the text illustrates and expands the simplified explanations we discussed 9. Dixon Gottschild. “First Premises of an Africanist Aesthetic” Pg 11 -Understand the five characteristics she explains as the African Aesthetic in Western Concert Dance 10. Haskins. “Black Dance in America: Chapter 1 ‘Dancing the Slaves,’ Chapter 2 from

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