Theatre/Politics/Memory : Performance Workshop in Peru
21 July - 1 August 2004 Lima, Peru

taught by Jill Lane - with Grupo Yuyachkani - a project of the hemispheric institute

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Writings
(under construction)



Course Requirements


All students are expected to complete all readings, attend all scheduled classes and events, and keep a critical journal that reflects upon the readings and experiences of the course. The journal will be due to me on or before August 9.

Students taking the course for credit will write a critical essay, 12-15 pages, on a subject of their choice. Students will pair into research teams, and explore sites (in Lima) and readings together. Depending on student’s interests, the final papers may be collaboratively or individually authored; collaborative papers should be 20 pages. The paper will be due on or before August 9. We will try to schedule a meeting in New York City in the week of August 9 to share our work with each other; please be prepared to share your papers or abstracts online.

Sample areas of focus include:

human rights struggle and performance
memory in performance, photography, and/or music
tradition and change in festival performance
urban ritual
postcolonial mask performance
nationalism and indigeneity
official and popular memory

Evaluation
40 % Participation, preparation, punctuality
40 % Research Paper
20 % Critical Journal

 

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programa l performances l sitios l charlas l talleres l lecturas l escrituras l travel l nosotros
program l performances l sites l lectures l workshops l writings l readings l travel l us

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