ENGL 095B. Performance and Performativity

(Cross-listed as THEA 005C )
The broad spectrum of performance; embodiment; mediation; presence; resistance; textuality; transgression. This course is designed to survey the most important paradigms for performance and performativity as methods of theater and performance studies research and objects for study. Representative authors include but are not limited to Philip Auslander, J. L. Austin, Kenneth Burke, Judith Butler, Marvin Carlson, Erving Goffman, Richard Schechner, and Victor W. Turner.
1 credit.
Eligible for BLST
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature

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