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Theoretical Thematics for Theatre and Performance Studies

Theoretical Thematics for Theatre and Performance Studies will introduce you to inter/cross/transdisciplinary theoretical themes or concepts key to the fast-changing fields of Theatre and Performance Studies. In each of the three units in the module, you will explore a specific thematic through major theoretical texts from a range of disciplines. Each unit is taught by a different staff member and topics on offer will vary from one year to the next. The module’s three units will be chosen from the following topics:
 Spatial Concepts
 Stratification
 Theories of Gender (Construction)
 Affect/Empathic Engagement
 Inclusion/Exclusion
 Globalism/Localism
 Ecology, New Materialisms and Posthumanism
 History and Memory
 Cities
 Psychoanalysis and Trauma
 Democracy, Consensus, Dissensus