Spring 2007 not offered
The objective of this course is to explore the use of the language of theater in the illumination of psychological questions. Material for the course will be about half drama, half readings from social psychology. Among the issues to be explored are politics as theater, audience effects, role-playing as a teaching and therapeutic technique, the actor's identity problems and general theory of the mask.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR PSYC101
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
One book per week, either a play or a work from social psychology. Among the authors included will be Albee, Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Rostand, Shaffer and Scheibe.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Each student will participate in the planning of at least two classes and will make presentations in those classes. A final paper is required, as well as a weekly journal.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a column 3 seminar course. A background or interest in theater is desirable; theater or dance majors who have had introductory psychology are welcome; an attempt will be made to achieve a balance between male and female students. By interview.
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