• Course Number: ENGL 183WP
  • Prerequisites:

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  • Quarter: Fall 2023

Seminar devoted to the reading, theories, and writing of performance in experimental, critical, experience, historical and imagination based modes. Focuses on African American performance forms and guide students in writing and devising work for the stage based on required critical readings, memory, storytelling, and interactive performance exercises. We will read a number of performances and essays as models and prompts, discuss theory and criticism on the theatrical jazz and solo performance. We will write and critique passages, presentations, and performances of text, script, description, and poetry generated by participants during the quarter.



For majors who declared in Fall 2023 or later, this course can fulfill one of two subject requirements for the English major:

Form, Media, Expression  

Literature Across Disciplines


  • Schedule & Location
  • Day(s): tue
  • Time: 1:00 pm–3:50 pm
  • Location: SH 2617