The Arts History for Dance Professions

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107KDUT credit 2 10 lecture hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 43 to 53 hours of self-study Czech winter

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The course aim is the introduction of HAMU students to the intersection of culture and art. The course is designed as four semester course divided into the following blocks:

  1. Ancient civilization
  2. Arts and culture in the European tradition from the antique to the 19th century.
  3. Culture and the arts in the 20th century and the present.
  4. Extra-European cultures

Individual topics are lectured by experts and specialists from various departments and institutes at Charles University and Czech Republic Academy of Sciences. Occassionally professors from schools outside of Prague and from Slovakia will lecture.

Learning outcomes


The course main aim is a systematic introduction of HAMU with intersections between culture and art.

Prerequisites and other requirements

No requirements.


The recommended study literature is assigned by the individual lecturers during the lecture cycle. Fundamental literature for all topics is located in the HAMU Library handbook and is intended for attendant study.

Evaluation methods and criteria

To acquire credit students must fulfill the required number of points in the written test.



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

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Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans