Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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THEA 351 - Traditional Theater of East Asia


4 credit(s)
This course introduces students to traditional theater of China, Korea, and Japan. Students learn historical backgrounds of the six main theatrical art forms, examine literary and aesthetic theories, and understand the establishment and the distinctiveness of cultural identities within East Asia. In addition to learning about traditional theatrical performances, students will read innovative, contemporary plays inspired by traditional theater of East Asia. The goal is to understand the essential aspects of traditional theater that could be accessible and appreciated beyond language and culture.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Historical Context.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above (30 or more completed)



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