COMM 0006. Performance of Diverse Literatures

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to performance studies and issues of diversity and social justice through a focus on key texts that bring these issues to light. Through the analysis, selection, and interpretation of genres such as poetry, oral history, prose, and dramatic works, students deepen their appreciation for literature, gain skill in performance, and insight into the role of voice, identity, and social justice. Focus on critiquing performance in context and the application of oral interpretation techniques, analysis of literature for themes, script writing, delivery, and the production of solo and group performance events. (C-ID COMM 170) (CSU, UC)