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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: Indian Theory of Drama/Theatre and Performance: Bharata’s Natyashahtra

1 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: THD 195-01 . The Course aims to introduce Natyashastra, the core text of Indian Aesthetics, the source text for Indian art including poetics, dramaturgy, theatre, dance, music, painting, sculpture etc. The topics covered would include theatre architecture; four types of acting; aesthetic experience and states of human mind; drama/theatre and ritual; systems  of theatre and performance; body and theatre; psychology of performance and reception of drama/theatre/performance; philosophy of space and theatre; philosophy of mind and theatre; text, stage, and the audience; speech, body, costume, and consciousness on stage; folk and stylized theatre; and theatre and the philosophy of yoga.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Dates: September 29 to October 16. Short course deadlines apply.
Instructor: Singh