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PHSE559 Dance Ethnography

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
Paper code PHSE559
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
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Prerequisite
PHSE 325 or PHSE 435
Restriction
PHSE 437
Limited to
BPhEd(Hons), PGDipOE, PGDipPE, MDanceSt, MPhEd
Notes
An approved 300-level paper may be substituted for the PHSE 325 or 435 prerequisite.
Contact
ali.east@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
Self-researched references as applicable to the study.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Communication, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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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

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard