Feb 21, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024

DRAMA 651H-612H — Dramaturgy and Context

4 credits
Fall and Spring
Shana Komitee, Guests

Dramaturgy and Context examines many of the world’s most influential plays, playwrights, actors, directors, critics, and theatrical experiments. Beginning with the plays and theater of William Shakespeare to support exploration in the first-year Discovery Project, this course will explore topics such as Western drama’s origins in 5th-century Athens, performance modes in ancient Japan and India, 17th-century European theaters of absolutism, the contemporary landscape in the United States and South Africa, and more.