Aug 17, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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THAR 2711 - Theater and Performance History II


This course explores performance, literature, and theatrical practices from the Enlightenment through contemporary America, as well as in Africa and the Middle East. We strive to better comprehend history through performance, and to develop the critical and aesthetic tools to appreciate and understand plays, rituals, design, and theories of theater in their original contexts, as well as in today’s world.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 1.0 discussion
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM Course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:  

  • Conduct and present research, synthesizing historical fact and creative interpretation to create original analysis of dramatic art.
  • Develop original thoughts about artistic, social, philosophical, and personal issues, and enrich the ability to express those thoughts in writing and in conversation.
  • Have an understanding of key plays, playwrights, genres, artistic movements, and performance practices in relation to their historical, social, and political contexts.
  • Identify and analyze key factors in the complex relationship between art and society, including the representation of gender, race, and class.



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