After completing this course, students will be able to describe and interact with the people, structures, dynamics, meanings, and processes involved in creativity and performance in an ethnolinguistically defined community. They will be able to plan, perform, and critique research tasks using methodologies such as interview, observation, participation, note-taking, and audio and videorecording, in ways that will help answer questions such as the following: What kinds of arts exist locally? How do arts function in local, regional, and international communities? Which art forms might best help communities reach their spiritual and social goals? What factors might affect the acceptance or rejection of local performance genres by community members?
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Fall
Prerequisites: AA4370 Cultural Anthropology, AA5370 Advanced Anthropology, or permission of the instructor.
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