DNCE 5047 - Hip-Hop Dance History Course uri icon



  • Addresses the origin and evolution of American Hip-Hop dance rooted in a theoretical structure that springs from the elemental nature of the African Diaspora. Emphasis placed on the social, political, and economic environment in which it was fashioned. Pioneers, innovators, terminology, and styles will be identified. Course includes lectures, readings, audio/video analysis and discussion. Meets with DNCE 4047.


  • Harris, Rennie  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
  • Southall, Lawrence T  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020