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THEA456 Trauma and Violence in Performance

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The issues and practices involved in representing trauma and violence in theatre and performance.

Paper title Trauma and Violence in Performance
Paper code THEA456
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,333.93
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,661.93

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Notes
May not be credited together with THEA 454 passed in 2011 or 2014.
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Suzanne Little
Professor Stuart Young
Associate Professor Hilary Halba

Textbooks

THEA 456 course reader can be purchased from the University print shop at the beginning of the semester.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Global and Interdisciplinary perspective.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Gain a developed understanding of a variety of historical and contemporary forms that represent trauma and violence in performance
  • Gain an understanding of the underlying representational issues and ethical complexity involved in performance that includes violence and trauma
  • Gain an understanding of key theories and approaches pertinent to this field of performance
  • Develop individual research interests in the area
  • Begin to develop and implement an individual philosophical and practical approach to traumatic and violent representation in performance
  • Further develop research and academic writing skills

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

The issues and practices involved in representing trauma and violence in theatre and performance.

Paper title Trauma and Violence in Performance
Paper code THEA456
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Notes
May not be credited together with THEA 454 passed in 2011 or 2014.
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Suzanne Little
Professor Stuart Young
Associate Professor Hilary Halba

Textbooks

THEA 456 course reader can be purchased from the University print shop at the beginning of the semester.

Course outline

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Global and Interdisciplinary perspective.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Gain a developed understanding of a variety of historical and contemporary forms that represent trauma and violence in performance
  • Gain an understanding of the underlying representational issues and ethical complexity involved in performance that includes violence and trauma
  • Gain an understanding of key theories and approaches pertinent to this field of performance
  • Develop individual research interests in the area
  • Begin to develop and implement an individual philosophical and practical approach to traumatic and violent representation in performance
  • Further develop research and academic writing skills

^ Top of page

Timetable

Not offered in 2021

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard