RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
Section: 008 Latina/o Theatre for Social Change
Term: FA 2018
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course follows the history of a select number of U.S. Latina/o and Latin American paradigms of using theatre for social change. Students in this class will learn about Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed, the actos of the Chicana/o Movement, guerilla theatre in forms used throughout Latin America, and activist U.S. Latina/o plays in mainstream theatres. Students in this course will develop their own actos or guerilla theatre skits at the end of the class and hold performances (hopefully both on campus and in a community-oriented venue) at the end of the semester. Students do not need to choose Latina/o related issues for their political performances. The Latina/o element of the course lies in learning the history of political theatre techniques that have been successfully employed by Latina/os in the Americas and applying these strategies for social change in newly developed performance pieces.

RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
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001 (SEM)
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19431
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
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30811
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (SEM)
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30812
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (SEM)
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22692
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W 5:30PM - 8:30PM
005 (SEM)
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30815
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
006 (SEM)
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30826
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
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22805
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
010 (SEM)
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23817
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
012 (SEM)
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29241
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Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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