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AFAM 729 01 (12123) /HSAR779/AFAM112/HSAR379
New York Mambo: Microcosm of Black Creativity
Robert Thompson
TTh 11.35-12.25 YUAG AUD
1 HTBA
Fall 2013 
 
Art, music, and dance in the history of key classical civilizations of the world of New York mambo and salsa. Emphasis on Palmieri, Cortijo, Roena, Harlow, and Colón. Examination of panel traditions such as New York Haitian art, Dominican merengue and rastas of Jamaican Brooklyn, and the New York school of Brazilian capoeira.