Representing Women: Feminist Perspectives on Drama, Theatre and Performance

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Representing Women: Feminist Perspectives on Drama, Theatre and Performance

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Theater, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Assessment: essay (2000 words) [50%], coursework portfolio [50%]
    This module is designed to give students a grounding in feminist and gender-based theatre studies, a body of research and theory that is now recognised as fundamental to theatre studies? critical and theoretical understanding, and continues to be in the forefront of new developments in the field. The module offers opportunity for wide-ranging, and comparative exploration of key aspects of women's work and achievements in drama, theatre, and performance. It explores: how particular ideologies of gender function in drama, theatre and performance; the potential of gender-informed critical practice for revealing and subverting existing norms of representation; and the range and variety of dramatic and theatrical practice by women.

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