Apr 22, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
University Catalog 2023-2024
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PERF 3200 - Dramas of the African Diaspora

An interdisciplinary course that engages students in alternative methods for studying critical issues throughout the modern African Diaspora including colonization and independence, cultural identity, immigration, women’s issues, and class and social mobility among others.  Titles change each semester the course is taught to continuously explore different issue, perspectives, and experiences of people of African descent throughout the worldwide African Diaspora. As an interdisciplinary course, the approach will combine humanities and social science inquiry. Upon completion of the course, students will have studied drama as a literary genre and its enlistment by playwrights as an effective medium for social/political commentary, as preservation of history and culture (including oral traditions), and as entertainment. Prerequisite(s): PERF 1000 , and ENGL 1010  or ENGL 1023H  (3)



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