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CS92PROD
Performance Studies

THEA 316
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

Performance Studies is an interdisciplinary field (brushing up against anthropology, theater studies, linguistics, critical race studies, psychoanalysis, and queer theory) that orbits conceptions of "the live." We will use "performance" as both a practice and lens to explore art, theater, dance, music, everyday performances, and presentations of the self. Through close reading of theoretical texts, visual art works, and live performances we will explore the social and cultural importance of performance and performativity, especially as they come to bear upon queer and minoritarian lives and dreams. Student projects will take the shape of both critical theoretical papers and practice-based research projects.

This counts as an expanded Field of Theater course for the theater major.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)(THEA)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUL-23-2019
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