• PFS200: Methods, Materials and Performance Research (4) Seminar–3 hours; term paper. Essential research tools in theatre and related fields; bibliographies, primary sources; methods of evaluating and presenting evidence; delineating research areas in the field; current debates; researching, shaping and presenting oral and written paper.
  • PFS265a: Modes of Production: Comparative Medias course. Prof Lynette Hunter.
    • Introduces students to the literature of performance production in a variety of media: theatre, dance, film, video, computer-based, looking at cultural, aesthetic, rhetorical and political theory. May be repeated.
  • PFS265an:This crosslisted course is CST 295: Ghosts of the Machine, Prof Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli.
  • PFS265b: Signification and the Body: Embodiments course. Prof Maxine Craig.
    • Introduces students to analysis of the body in performance, drawing on theoretical models from several fields. Material will vary depending on instructor but examples might include bodymechancis, the body and social behaviour, body movement and theories of rhetoric, historical theories of body and soul. May be repeated.
  • PFS265bn: This crosslisted course is ANT 210: Cyborg Writing, Prof Joe Dumit.
  • PFS265c: Performance and Society: Cultures/Ecologies course. Prof Larry Bogad.
    • Introduces students to the role of performance (broadly defined), in everyday life, sociopolitical negotiation, identity, social movements, the media, the environment, the state, transnational and glocal sites. Material will differ depending on instructor, but topics might include presidential elections, performative aspects of medicine and law, religious ritual, ecological activism, among others. May be repeated.
  • PFS265cn: This crosslisted course is REL 230B : Comparative, interpretive study of the treatment of religion: language, rhetoric, and performance (postcolonial studies), Prof Archana Venkatesen.
  • PFS265d: Theory of Performance Studies: Text/History course. Prof Jon Rossini.
    • Performance Studies is a new discipline, growing out of several others including history and analysis of text within the fields of theatre and dance, anthropology and ethnology, linguistics, sociology, cultural and technological studies. There is a very substantial field of theory, history and criticism that has developed, which is integral to the understanding and development of performance research generally. Depending on the instructor the topics may vary, but could include history from Stanislavski to Grotowski, the impact of poststructural theory on performance, and/or ethical responsibility in performance. May be repeated.
  • PFS265dn: TBA