OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Have the Urbanization of Formerly Rural Population Groups and the Increase of Tourism Had an Impact on Dance Within the Society of Quebec, Canada?

TitleHave the Urbanization of Formerly Rural Population Groups and the Increase of Tourism Had an Impact on Dance Within the Society of Quebec, Canada?
Publication TypeThesis
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsAtchley, Samantha K.
Academic DepartmentSpainish
Thesis AdvisorMcCullough, Brenda
Degreeof Bachelor of Arts in International Studies in Spanish
Number of Pages33
Date Published05/2005
UniversityOregon State University
CityCorvallis
Thesis TypeUndergraduate
KeywordsCanada, dance, Quebec, tourism, urbanization
Abstract

This thesis is a study of the impact which urbanization and tourism have had on dance in the province of Quebec, Canada, as well as the impact which Quebec's dance has had on urbanization and tourism.
The research for this thesis is based on personal interviews with individuals who are involved with contemporary dance in Quebec, books, articles, and videos. Observations and interactions made by the author while in Quebec also help contribute to the conclusions made by the author.
Urbanization and tourism did not have as great of an impact on dance in Quebec, and vice-versa, as had been anticipated. However, the personal interviews led to a closer examination of the historical factors which have influenced dance in Quebec. Quebec's dance, along with the rest of the world, is constantly changing and adapting to an uncertain future in an increasingly globalized world.