Theatre in Sweden: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 15 credits

About the education

The course provides a fundamental orientation in the subject of theatre in Sweden, both from a historical and contemporary perspective. Aspects concerning historiography and theatre policy are discussed. Theories and issues relating to working with performance analyses of the performance arts are presented to the student in the context of the discussion of the contemporary Swedish theatre.

Subject: Performance Studies

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Area of interest: Arts and Humanities

How are different cultures created and how do they affect us? Arts and Humanities is an area of interest that includes a wide variety of subjects such as Archaeology, Philosophy, History, Religion, Ethnology, Literature, and Theatre and Performance Studies. In one way or another these subjects are an expression of how culture affects human beings and society. As a student you will improve your analytical skills and learn to identify different lines of development, often in an interdisciplinary context.

Studies within Arts and Humanities give you broad general competence that is very useful in the job market, where autonomy, analytical and communication skills are in great demand.

Department responsible for education

Department of Culture and Aesthetics