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    Overview

    The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.

    The paper features a representative selection of the most exciting recent European, British and American drama and theatre.

    About this paper

    Paper title Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre
    Subject Theatre Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Prerequisite
    THEA 221
    Restriction
    THEA 424
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Notes
    Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.
    Contact

    spa@otago.ac.nz

    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Stuart Young

    Paper Structure

    Classes include a mixture of lectures, seminars and play readings.

    Textbooks

    Textbooks for 2024 to be advised.

    Course outline

    Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (spa@otago.ac.nz) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    In this paper students will:

    • Acquire a solid knowledge and understanding of the work of a range of modern and contemporary cutting-edge playwrights and theatre-makers
    • Deepen their ability to read and analyse a range of theatrical genres and styles
    • Enhance their skills in critical reading, independent research, academic writing, oral presentation, and communication
    • Develop the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues/peers

    Timetable

    Semester 2

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 14:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
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