[Solution] HUMN303N-Week 5 Discussion: Music and Dance


HUMN303N – Introduction to Humanities

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 9, 10
  • Minimum of 1 primary source (from artist)
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook – from critic)

Initial Post Instructions
Choose one of the music or dance movements that you read about this week and at least one work from that movement. Then, address the following:

  • Examine the movement and specific work in relation to historical and political influences of the movement.
  • Identify characteristics of the movement and how the work reflects these characteristics.
  • Include a statement from the artist and one from a critic.
  • Include a link to the lyrics and/or video depending on your choice.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references

This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Course Outcomes (CO): 1, 2, 3, 4


The dance movement that catches my attention is from the dance group Pilobolus. This modern dance company started at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire in 1970 (Martin & Jacobus, 2018).  Where three friends from different professional backgrounds took a class with Allison Beker Chase; they composed a particular dance, and they called it Pilobolus during that class. This name is due to the fungus called “Pilobolus crystallinus” since its way of reproduction is through the air with an acceleration speed of 0 to 45 mph in its first millimeter of flight. Then it adheres to any surface it finds to reproduce. This name is also because the father of one of the dancers, Jhonatan Walker, was a biologist and studied this fungus.

This movement is based on contemporary dances. This dance was born with the need to take the human body to another expression level. Participants use juggling, body extortion, and body strength to create images and thus express …please click the purchase solution below to access the solution at $5