Capstone Seminar: Research Methods in Dance Studies and Choreographic Performance
Methods used in dance theory, history, ethnography, education and choreography/practice. Interviewing and documentation; examination of issues concerning participatory experience and objectivity in ethnographic research. Students develop a research paper that culminates in an extensive individual project completed in this course, or, in the case of dance majors, in Dance 489T. Open only to junior/seniors. Recommended prerequisite: Dance 101, one additional course in dance history, theory, or world cultures of dance. Requires instructor consent.