History of African Dance Across the Diaspora
The term African dance refers mainly to the numerous dance styles of Sub-Saharan Africa. These dances must be viewed in close connection with the traditional rhythms and music traditions of the region. This course studies the evolution of dance throughout the African diaspora, as the transatlantic slave trade scattered enslaved Africans across the globe.
4 Discussion Forums
Course Workbook available
Modular asynchronous, self-paced online course delivery with unlimited access to courses designed to interrogate Black history, using critical thinking skills, logic, and reasoning to develop a global perspective.
Having more historical context and the ability to make the connections between the past, present and impending future put you in a better position to understand the world around you. Using this knowledge you will develop and improve your unique place in it.
Meet the instructor
Elizabeth Leiba is a published writer, with a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Florida. She also holds a MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a Master's degree in English from Western New Mexico University, in Silver City, New Mexico.