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College Catalog 2013-2014 
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THDA 263 - African American Theatre

This course is an overview of the development of theatre by and about Black Americans. It examines the historical, social, political, and cultural context of African-American Theatre. After investigating the roots of African-American Theatre in African culture, performance modes, and social values, it focuses on a study of plays written by Black Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing or permission of instructor Alternate years. (4 Credits)