Dance Scholarship Seminar A 1

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107SVA1 Z 4 1T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to expand the abilities of students to apply their acquired history and theory knowledge in independent work on a topic range according to the course intentions.

Mode of study

Analysis of texts considering the research issue. Discussion and analysis of recorded examples.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of the bachelor's study in Dance Research or similar study is required.

Course contents

The course syllabus originates in the course content. This is Sources of Stage Dance of the 18th Century, Dance Technique of the Second Half of the 18th Century. Students, independently, work on assigned partial tasks and complete a course paper. In the work they should demonstrate the ability to find source material, classify it, critique and analyse it and also put the results into written form. Their work and conclusions are discussed in mutual discussions and comparison of results. Part of the course is the study of course literature and its analysis.

Recommended or required reading

Tanec, záznam, analýza, pojmy. Sborník. Praha 2004.

Senelick, Laurence ed.: National Theatre in Northern and Eastern Europe, 1746-1900, Cambridge University Press 1991.

International Encyclopedia of Dance, I-VI, Oxford, New York 1998.

Seminární, bakalářské a magisterské diplomové práce studentů katedry tance HAMU.

Period press with dance topics

Video recordings of reconstructions of dance from the 16th - 18th centuries.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on class activity and quality of the semester paper.



Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

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Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

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