May 21, 2018  
College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THDA 263 - African American Theater

This course is an overview of the development of theater by and about Black Americans. It examines the historical, social, political, and cultural context of African-American Theater. After investigating the roots of African-American Theater 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.  Alternate years. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing or permission of instructor (4 Credits)