Sep 27, 2020  
Catalog 2018-19 
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THTR 157 - African American Theatre

3 Credit(s).

Explores the history and literature of the African American experience in the American theatre; examines plays from the mid-nineteenth century to the present; discusses the various roles African Americans have played in American theatre, both on and off the stage; examines the images (sometimes stereotypical) of Blacks in American theatre and popular culture. Assesses the ways in which African American theatre sheds light on the Black experience in America. NOTE: Course offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite(s): THTR 101  and ENGL 101  or permission of the instructor

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