Selected in Topics in History of Dance C2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107VC2 ZK 3 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to further develop and expand history knowledge in the development of dance culture from the bachelor's study focusing on a detailed knowledge of component topics.

Mode of study

contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Required: comletion of history lectures in the bachelor's study in Dance research and its fundamentals.

Course contents

The course content originates in the lectures registered for the given school year. These are lectures in Dance in Religion and Philosophy, History of Dance Music and Development of Theatre Dance of the 17th and 18th centuries. For a detailed syllabus see those courses. Lectures in Dance in Religion and Philosophy are designed as a presentation of the historical development of the relationship of dance and religion from ancient times through individual significant antique belief systems to today's existing religions. Particular attention is paid to the place of dance in Christian beliefs and their changes. The place of dance in religions rites and relationship of the given religion to dance expressed in theory discourse is also covered.

Recommended or required reading

Manor, Giora: The Bible as Dance. Dance Magazine, 1978, December, s. 55-86.

Oesterley, W. O. E.: The Sacred Dance, Cambridge 1923.

Sach, Curt: World History of the Dance, New York 1937.

Assessment methods and criteria

Activity in lecture.


Lecture topic: Ballet after 1945 2

Further information

Course may be repeated

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans