Comedy and the Comic (elective module)

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Comedy and the Comic (elective module)

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    This module will undergo a certain reconfiguration in light of the fact that next year?s JS students will have had a JF module in ?Comedy: The Basics? (unlike either of this year?s JS or SS students) and next year?s SS students will not. The focus from the start will be on ?comedy and the comic? ? in dramatic texts and in film, television, stand-up and online contexts ? in its various guises, as it infiltrates and inflects other generic territories, and as it takes on ?serious? projects. The module throughout will engage with issues of comedy and the comic with regard to performance, context and political implications.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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