THEA 108 F Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre

General Education


This course provides students with an appreciation for the historical contributions of Native Americans, Chicanos/Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans and gays and lesbians to American theatre. In this introductory class, students read and discuss contemporary plays that represent the rich variety of American multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society. This course will explore traditional and cultural backgrounds from which theatre springs, the genre or movement to which a particular play belongs, and the cultural, sociological and political climate in which these plays were created. This course fulfills the Multicultural Education Requirement for graduation.

Units:
3
Transferability:
(CSU) (Degree Credit) MULT CULT REQ
Course Offerings:
CRN: 15147

Aug. 24 to Dec. 12 5:30pm - 7:00pm