TR336 World Drama
Language, Theatre, and Communication Arts credits: 3
A survey of dramatic literature, theatrical history, and
performance styles from Asia, Africa, and South America as a reflection of cultural and
societal issues of politics, ethnicity, gender, religion, and identity. Beginning with the
classical theatres of India, Japan, and China, the course examines trends and developments
progressing up to the present day and analyzes cross-cultural influences affecting
contemporary African American, Asian American, and Hispanic American playwrights. Prerequisite: CP100; Co-requisite: CP245.