2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 21, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

THE 112 - Performance Studies

(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
An introduction to the use of performance as a means of interpreting, analyzing and celebrating literature, and as a tool for experiencing cultural diversity and enacting social change. By providing training in the principles and techniques of performing various genres of literature before an audience, this course seeks to expand students’ understanding of the relationships between text and performer, performer and audience, and written and oral forms of literature. Assignments include solo and group performances from poetry, narrative fiction and oral history.