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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 2620 - Theatre History: Early Humanity to the 19th Century - Writing Intensive

Hours: 3
The historical evolution of dramatic forms, the physical theatre, staging and theatre personalities from the classical theatre of Greece to 1900. Provides a long-view historical perspective on the ways that human beings have utilized the art form of theatre to find and create meaning and to comment on issues as diverse as the purpose of existence, the role and responsibility of an individual in his/her community, the potential for change and transformation, and the ins-and-outs of interpersonal relationships. Understanding of the ways we understand, interpret, and preserve historical documents; the role of the art form in a range of world cultures; and the relationship of historical practices to those that are a part of contemporary world theatre. Exploring through discussion, in-class activities, and research, the ways that the art of theatre has contributed to the public good in many times and places.
FA Sem
Notes: Cross-listed with THR 3510.