Connections 20072. Performativity and Visuality in Japanese Theatre
The courses in this connection explore aspects of Asian performative and visual cultures in their original socio-historical contexts, as well as the influence of these artistic traditions upon analogous practices in the west. Students connecting these two courses will analyze historically the cultural context and visual representation of Japanese theatre traditions in , while exploring these performative genres in a more experiential and interpretive fashion in THEA 276. This interdisciplinary exploration of Japanese performative and visual traditions encourages students to use perspectives drawn from both Art History and Theatre Studies. The connection will illuminate the close relationship between the development of the woodblock print medium and the popularization of various theatrical genres in early modern and modern Japan.
This Connection was inactive November 2012
Arth 208/308 Print Cultures in Early Modern Japan and Modern Japan
THEA 276 World Theatre: Global Perspectives