New Course: Trans / Feminism

New Course: Trans / Feminism
LIT 330-TH – Trans/feminism (Kate Costello) W 7-9:45pm, B470 Although both transgender theory and feminist theory foreground gender as a central category of analysis, their relationship has been anything but seamless. On the one hand, transgender scholars and activists have often seen feminists, especially second wave feminists, as biologically essentialist and thus transphobic. On the...

New Course: Storyteller’s Theater

New Course: Storyteller’s Theater
PERF 305.01, Instructor: Kris Messer. This course fulfills a Humanistic Studies elective. In this course, we engage creative and critical work exploring storytelling as a performative, culturally situated act that structures identity, community, and experience. We discuss myth-making, fact, fiction, and their interaction and look at narrative and performative techniques to examine how stories shape...

New Course: Shakespeare in Performance

New Course: Shakespeare in Performance
The spring semester Shakespeare in Performance course with Professor Saul Myers explores the ways in which Shakespeare’s characters may be brought to life through readings, discussion, acting exercises, studying famous actors working, and simple performance of scenes. We pretend that we are a group of actors, directors, and spectators who are trying to understand a...