DANC 6220 Seminar II: Writing About Dance

This seminar introduces graduate students to dance research and dance theory by examining the work of contemporary scholars/researchers, dance historians, and dance critics. The class will cover several aspects of writing about dance, including: research methods; writing a literature review; writing about live performance; writing about dance history; analyzing choreography; writing dance descriptions; writing about the dancing body; and taking theoretical approaches to create original scholarship.