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Dancing New York in the Twentieth Century

AAS 310/DAN 313/AMS 295/URB 307

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This seminar will interweave the history of New York City with the history of dance across the twentieth century. It will use the work of dancers, choreographers, and critics to illuminate social, political, and cultural trends in New York's urban life. Topics include dance in working-class leisure, dance as cultural activism during the Popular Front and Black Arts eras, immigration and assimilation in NYC, and the impact of urban renewal on communities and the performing arts.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 12
  • Capacity: 15
  • Class Number: 21819
  • Schedule: TTh 08:30 AM-09:50 AM