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DRAMA 365 A: Diverse Voices in Performance

Meeting Time: 
MW 3:30pm - 5:50pm
HUT 155
Joint Sections: 
GWSS 390 A
Jasmine Mahmoud
Jasmine Mahmoud

Syllabus Description:

DRAMA 365: Women of Color and Queer of Color Theatre

Explores theatre and performance practices by women of color and queer of color practitioners.  A study of concepts including intersectionality, women of color feminism, queer of color crtique, minoritarian, quare studies, and indigenous feminisms will frame queries into specific theatrical and performance examples. Likely texts include Cherrie Moraga’s Watsonville: Someplace Not Here; Robert O’Hara’s Bootycandy; Chay Yew’s Whitelands, as well as works by Zora Neale Hurston, Adrienne Kennedy, and Toni Morrison.

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Please refer to this document for the correct up to date syllabus. You can then cross-reference this with the assignments and readings under Modules



Catalog Description: 
Topics vary. Examines how theatre and performance celebrate, grapple with, and bear witness to the experiences and representation on stage of historically underrepresented or marginalized communities.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Last updated: 
December 5, 2022 - 8:57pm