Exploration of dance as an artistic, social and religious activity within another culture and country; and analysis of the role of dance within that community via guided ethnographic fieldwork.
This paper offers postgraduate-level, off-shore ethnographic fieldwork opportunities
as part of a Master's Degree in Dance Studies, Anthropology or related areas.
It involves an exploration of dance as an artistic, social and religious activity within another culture and country and an analysis of the role of dance within that community via guided ethnographic fieldwork.
|Paper title||Dance Ethnography|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- PHSE 325 or PHSE 435
- PHSE 437
- Limited to
- BPhEd(Hons), PGDipOE, PGDipPE, MDanceSt, MPhEd
- An approved 300-level paper may be substituted for the PHSE 325 or 435 prerequisite.
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences' website
- Teaching staff
- Lecturer: Ali East
Experts from the community being studied.
- Paper Structure
- The paper will take the form of an independent research study. Students and lecturer travel to a nominated country in order to engage in participatory observation, interviews and other forms of ethnographic data collection.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Supervised research extending throughout the Summer School period and involving off-shore travel.
- Self-researched references as applicable to the study.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation,
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of this paper students will have:
- Completed an ethics application
- Completed a literature review
- Undertaken ethnographic research in the field
- Completed a research report