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EAST 402 01 (23165) /ER&M344/EALL239/THST443
Race, Gender, and Performance in East Asia
Soo Ryon Yoon
M 3.30-5.20 WLH 204
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Survey of contemporary performances in and around East Asia to more clearly understand the embodied processes in which racial and gendered social practices are shaped. Situating discussions in the specific political and cultural context of East Asia, students examine contemporary concert dance, K-pop idols, club and social dances, and protests and festivals in tandem with exploration of key concepts and theories.