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AFR 356E AFR 356E. Black Women and Dance. 3 Hours.

Same as Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 43). Exploration of how black women express creativity in response to the violence of racism and sexism, and to envision new ways of being and moving in the world. Women's participation in ritual, concert, and social dance in North America, Haiti, Cuba, and Brazil will be studied through readings, viewings, and stagings. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 356E, 372E (Topic: Black Women and Dance), Theatre and Dance 357T (Topic: Black Women and Dance), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Black Women and Dance), 340 (Topic 43). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.