Indonesia:Monkey Chants & Ancient Dance - Bali and Java remain the most popular centers of artistic expression in Indonesia. This course will use traditional Indonesian art forms?including music, dance, and theater?as a lens through which to view social change in Bali and Java. Using an interdisciplinary framework, the course will provide students opportunities to explore the ancient roots of Javanese and Balinese art, especially the performing arts, and discover the dynamic ways in which these traditional arts are changing in response to the pressures of globalization, modernization, and international tourism. Onsite locations will include Janabadra University and Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta (Java), cultural destinations in Yogyakarta and Ubud (Bali), and village homestays in central Java and Bali. In addition, students will participate in a service-learning component (fulfilling PEG 2) and direct interactions with local Indonesian artists, college students, professors and co