THR 334 - Theatre History I: Origins in Romanticism
G, R, 4 credits. A2 (2018-2019).
This course tracks changes in theatre from its origins in ancient Greece and Rome, through the upheavals of the Medieval, Renaissance, Neoclassical and Romantic periods. Students will integrate historical, cultural and literary sources to achieve an understanding of how and why theatre practices have changed. Students develop skills in reading texts for historical understanding, analyzing contemporaneous criticism, and investigating architecture and artifacts. This course can also count toward the global studies program.
G: International and Global Perspectives
B1, B2: Offered in Part of Term (P.O.T.) 2 and/or 3, first semester