Oct 14, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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DANC 4711 - Dance, Sexuality and Gender

Since dance is an art of the body, it often engages discourses about gender, sexuality, and power. Will examine concert dance from the perspectives of feminist, gender and sexuality studies. How have representations of gender and sexuality in dance changed through time? Class activities will include video/concert viewings, readings, writings, and class discussions.

Requisites: Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Be able to interpret dances as works of art.
  • Be able to use appropriate vocabulary to articulate reflective, critical evaluations of dance of the past.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of dance as a form of artistic expression and the creative process inherent within it.
  • Understand how knowledge is constructed in dance history, and how dance history enables one to analyze dance as a cultural phenomenon.

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