Schedule

Syllabus – Fall 2011 – (Readings linked under each week’s “Reading 1/2”)

WEEK ONE 

August 23 and 25 – Introduction.

Reading 2 (For Thursday): Beginner’s Guide to Community-Based Arts, 89-100, AND Introduction – When Bullets Begin to Flower, Background and Beginnings p 9-36 and Selection (Title Credits)

WEEK TWO – INTRODUCTORY PERFORMANCES

August 30 and September 1 – Introductory Performances 1 and 2

WEEK THREE

September 6 and 8 – Traditional Performance Modes & Culture

Reading 1: Organizing for Social Change 30-44, Literature in class

Reading 2: Organizing for Social Change 44-52, Literature in class

*Blog 1 on Week 4 material (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) due Fri. Sept. 9, 2:00PM


WEEK FOUR (Blog 1)

September 13 and 15 –  Conscientization

Reading 1: Pedagogy of the Oppressed Intro and Ch 2

Reading 2: Pedagogy of the Oppressed Ch 1, Workshop Poem

*Blog 2 on Week 5 material due Fri. Sept. 16, 2:00PM (tie in PO)

WEEK FIVE (Blog 2)

September 20 and 22 – Performance Activism & Ritual, Workshop Poem

Reading 1: Witness: The Guerrilla Theater of Greenpeace, 67-73, Empirical Examples

Reading 2: Dwight Conquergood Performance and Health , 220-229, Workshop Poem

*Blog 3 on Week 6 material due Fri. Sept. 23, 2:00PM (tie in research)


WEEK SIX (Blog 3)

September 27 (workshop) and 29 – Performance Articulation

Reading 1: Workshop: Phil Porter, founder of Interplay (visiting from CA, counts as your field trip #1).

Reading 2: UPDATE TO:  Introduction – When Bullets Begin to Flower, Background and Beginnings p 9-36 and Selection (Title Credits)

(instead of Safdar Hashdi, from the Right to Perform, p31-37, Workshop Poem, Communal Space, Performance in Africa, p230-236)

WEEK SEVEN

October 4 (at home rehearsal day – no classand October 6 (in class rehearsal day) – Rehearsal Days Recitation

WEEK EIGHT – ARTICULATION PERFORMANCES

October 11 and 13Articulation Performances

WEEK NINE – MIDTERM

October 18 (and 20 is FB) – Midterm

*Blog 4 on Week 10 material due Mon. October 24, 2:00PM


WEEK TEN – (Blog 4)

October 25 and 27 – Organizing and Performance,

Reading 1: Organizing for Social Change 53-63

Reading 2: Organizing for Social Change 245-260 and Singhal, Sharma “Taru” Reading

*Blog 5 on Week 11 material due Fri. Oct. 28, 2:00PM


WEEK ELEVEN – (Blog 5)

November 1 and 3Theatre of the Oppressed Activities

Reading 1: Theatre of the Oppressed 119-134, and Boal Actors-Nonactors, Boal 6-10

Reading 2: Theatre of the Oppressed 135-155, and Invisible Theater, 119-124

*Blog 6 on Week 12 material due Fri. Nov. 4, 2:00PM


WEEK TWELVE – (Blog 6)

November 8 and 10 – Oral History and Performance

Reading 1: Oral History and Performance, Pollock Introduction, 1-17

Reading 2: CH 3 Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1st 5.5 pages)

*Blog 7 on Week 13 material due Fri. Nov. 11, 2:00PM


WEEK THIRTEEN – (Blog 7)

November 15 and 17 – Moral Imagination

Reading 1: Moral Imagination Reading, On Aesthetics 65-74

Reading 2: Moral Imagination Reading, On Pied Pipers, 151-162 and break out into groups

WEEK FOURTEEN

November 22 (24 is Thanksgiving) – Rehearsal day Recitation (workshop script and topic)

WEEK FIFTEEN – PERFORMANCE AS DIALOGUE

November 29 and December 1 Performance as Dialogue

WEEK SIXTEEN – LAST CLASS

December 6 (Last Class) – Final Research Paper Presentation (Topic) *with food, remix performances group planning

WEEK SEVENTEEN – FINAL EXAM

December 13 at 12PM (FINAL EXAM) – Re-mix Performances (Invite Friends?) and Research Paper Due

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