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FOLK 485 401 Geisha/Samurai on Stage

Seminar: Tuesday 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Cross Listed: COM385, EALC255, THAR485

Japan has one of the richest and most varied theatrical traditions in the world. In this course we will examine Japanese theater in historical and comparative contexts. The readings and discussions will cover all areas of the theatrical experience (script acting stage design costumes music audience). Audio-visual material will be used whenever appropriate and possible. The class will be conducted in English with all English materials.

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