May 16, 2021  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
Catalogue 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DRAM 337 - Seminar in Para-theater

1 unit(s)
This course explores the theory of performance through an examination of para-theatrical genres and their relation to performance. What is a performance and who constitutes the performance event? Course readings cover street theatre, demonstrations, stand-up comedy, tourism, dance, performance art, terrorism, mediatized and virtual performance, and theories of liveness as well as the performativity of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Students participate in fieldwork investigations and empirical exercises.

Prerequisite(s): DRAM 221 -DRAM 222  and permission of the instructor.

One 2-hour period.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: CLS

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