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Research: dance and society35204/2171/2122/1/63
Study guide

Research: dance and society

35204/2171/2122/1/63
Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts
    Specialisation:
    • Dance
  • Master in Dance, programme stage 4
  • Master in Dance
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 5 credits
Co-ordinator: Epifanio Renata Lamenza
Other teaching staff: Cassiers Edith
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2021 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 150,00 hours

Caution

This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Short description

In Research: Dance and Society, students will reflect upon their research question in a critical perspective, positioning their artistic practice into a wider artistic, political, cultural and social context.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Passed the admission test.

Learning outcomes (list)

3. Reflects and investigates on questions and experiential knowledge in order to deepen their artistic practice.
Actively traces and processes a range of sources and methodologies related to current dance research
Shows basic knowledge of current discussions in social, political, cultural and economical context
6. Is able to research the artistic field to feed his/her practice and position him/herself accordingly.
Is acquainted with different notions of dance research and acknowledges how it functions in a wider artistic, political, economic and/or social context
Analyses, elaborates and relate own artistic research to relevant topics such as postcolonialism, necropolotics, cultural studies and queer studies
Shows basic knowledge of current discussions in social, political, cultural and economical context
(Re)defines, defends and if necessary challenge their role as an artist in society
8. Cconstructs, through translation to and interaction with society, a developing practice.
(Re)defines, defends and if necessary challenge their role as an artist in society
9. Invests, through resonating within the socio-political and economic climate, in the reciprocal relationship between his/her artistic practice and society.
Is acquainted with different notions of dance research and acknowledges how it functions in a wider artistic, political, economic and/or social context
Analyses, elaborates and relate own artistic research to relevant topics such as postcolonialism, necropolotics, cultural studies and queer studies
(Re)defines, defends and if necessary challenge their role as an artist in society

Course content

In the course Research: Dance and Society, students will be encouraged to reflect upon their research question in a reciprocal relationship between their artistic practice and society. By discussing and analyzing texts and concepts such as postcolonialism, necropolotics, cultural studies and queer studies, they will integrate these perspectives in relation to their own practice, developing critical skills essencial for elaborating their embodied artistic research. The course will be guided by teacher(s) that through the sharing of concepts and notions, provide tools for the student to position their practice in a wider artistic, political, economic and social context.

Study material (text): Mandatory

  • See Trotter (study guide)
  • Every student must have a laptop for blended learning (online and offline classes)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials35,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours115,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
MomentForm%Remark
Academic yearContinuous reflection assignment (Permanent evaluation)50,00
Academic yearReflection assignment50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
MomentForm%Remark
2nd examination periodReflection assignment100,00

Evaluation (text)

The student must be present 2/3 during this course unit.
During this course, the permanent evaluation takes place.
The permament evaluation is both a assesment method and a partial examination.

With less than 2/3 presence in the classes, the student gets 0/20 for the assessment method and for the partial examination 'permanent evaluation'. For the assessment method and the partial examination 'permanent evaluation', a second examination is not possible.

Conditions of legitimate absence (legitimate absence are not counted inside the 2/3)
- An absence supported by a medical certificate
- An absence that was requested in advance and approved by the programme head/artistic coordinator

The student must pass each partial examination of the course unit in order to pass the entire course unit. If one fails a sub-thesis, the student will be referred to the next examination period for this course unit. The grade for the other partial examination is retained.