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Winter Courses

List of Winter Courses taught by affiliated CPS faculty.

Courses are updated the quarter before and are kept up for the full year for reference. Course listings after the current academic year are moved to Archive: All Courses.

Title Summary Course Name Instructor Meeting Time
AH 400/525 Contesting the Status Quo: Art and Social Action since 1960 Rather than present a broad survey of this trend, this class will examine several of the most significant, self-conscious politics of artistic production from the 1960s to the present. Contesting the Status Quo: Art and Social Action since 1960 Kolya Rice MW 1:00pm - 2:20pm
C LIT 424 A: The Epic Tradition We will focus on traditional tales passed down orally from one generation to the next and visit many times and places, from the ancient Near East, Greece, and India, to medieval Central Asia and Europe. The Epic Tradition Olga Levaniouk MTWThF 11:30am - 12:20pm
DANCE 545 A: Contemporary Dance History Examines the development of social and performance-based dance from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present with particular emphasis on major international stylistic trends, cultural influences, and principal artists and their work. Contemporary Dance History Jennifer Salk T 2:30pm - 4:20pm / BAG 108 Th 2:30pm - 4:20pm / MNY 267
DRAMA 572 A: Emerging Discourses in Theatre/Performance Studies Methods and techniques of research, interpretation, and writing in theatre history. Relationship of theatre arts to culture in diverse periods and places. Problems in Theatre History Research Scott Magelssen TTh 2:30pm - 4:50pm
DRAMA 582 A: Performance Ethnography This course engages Black aesthetics, staging dialogues between Black art practices and aesthetic theories, with What are the methods for observing, engaging, and embodying culture? Performance Ethnography Jasmine Mahmoud MW 3:30pm - 5:30pm
German 580: Acted Over: Staging Revolution Performances of revolution confront us with the specter of both literary and historical structures of repetition. Marx casts this problem as a generic one in which history appears twice: “first as tragedy, then as farce.” In this course, we'll explore the Acted Over: Staging Revolution Ellwood Wiggins W 1:30-4:20