Kanta A Kochhar
Advanced course offerings designed to respond to faculty and student interests and needs. Topics include French Impressionism, social movements in late nineteenth-century Japan, international business and the changing European economic structure.
This course will investigate the performance of politics in everyday (political campaigns, speeches, protest sites, rallies, and the role of the media) as well as some of the history and key figures in the genre of theater and politics. From agit-prop on, theater has served as an active site for expressing and working out a variety of political concerns.
Student learning goals
Observation and analytical skills about different types of political performances and their key components
An overview of the field, its history, and theory
Application to this work to other areas of study and personal areas of interest
General method of instruction
Film, discussion, lecture and interactive activities
Some background in theater or performance studies is useful but not required
Class assignments and grading
Homework, participation, 3 papers, 1 Exploration Study Please contact the instructor at KKochhar@uwb.edu with questions