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2018-2019 Catalogue 
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THTD 29904 - S. Asian Drama & Performance

Course Credit: 1
SOUTH ASIAN DRAMA AND PERFORMANCE South Asian Drama and Performance explores the history of Indian theatre from its origins to contemporary India, looking at the ways in which drama and performance have changed over time and in relationship to colonization, Orientalism, globalization, and shifts in cultural traditions, including religions, politics, gender, etc. Readings will be drawn from classical texts such as The Natyasastra, The Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana, and Mahabharata. In addition students will analyze a broad variety of dramatic texts and performances as demonstrations of those influences and shifts. [C]