Performance Studies, Focusing on Gender and Feminism, 15 credits

About the education

The course has an historical and contemporary perspective, examining the concept of “theatrical event” and discussing it in its various forms. The course will discuss the term in relation to various approaches to Performance Studies research and theory such as: reception theory, the theory of acting, dramaturgy, performance analysis, etc. Gender theory and feminist theory will be central throughout as a variety of issues are taken up and problematised during the course.

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