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Performing Race
AFAM 326
Fall 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: THEA 326

This course will look at the social and cultural construction of race in, and as, performance. In the past few decades, through the welling up of research and thinking about race and performance, performance has become a-if not, the-means with which theories about race and ethnicity have been worked out. This course will bring the theoretical debate back into the theater, using plays as an entry point into larger critical thinking about performing difference and challenging our notions of authenticity and embodiment. We will look at how race is constructed or deconstructed, maintained or dismantled, both onstage, in the wings, and in the streets.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AFAM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUN-20-2024
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