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THE 096 – D2:Intro Asian Theatre & Dance

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: See Schedule of Courses for specific topics.

Section Description: Instructor: Chong Ho Kim (instructor name will be added to course at the beginning of the Spring semester) Diversity: This course has been approved to fulfill the university’s D2 general education requirement. Description: This course will survey various traditional drama/dance/theatre forms in Asia, including performance traditions from China, Korea, Japan, India and Indonesia, focusing on the religious, historical, and cultural backgrounds. Beijing Opera (China), Noh/Bunraku/Kabuki/Butoh (Japan), Sandae-Guk/Salpuri (Korea), Kathakali/Bharatha Natyam (India), and Wayang Kulit (Indonesia) are the major dance/drama forms that will be discussed. How these forms are surviving and thriving in modern times and their impact on Western countries will be also examined. Assigned reading and in class lecture/video/discussion will be the heart of the course. Contact: If you have questions, contact or

CRN: 15601

Section: B

Enrolled/Seats: 1/12

Days Time Location
T 17:05 - 20:05 TERRILL-HOME EC 207

Instructor(s): Chong-Ho Kim

Meeting Dates: 16 Jan 2018 - 04 May 2018