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AFR 356D AFR 356D. African American Theatre History: 1950 to Present. 3 Hours.

Chronological examination of the history of African American theatre since 1950, through the study of productions, performance theory, play texts, essays, reviews, and manifestos within their sociopolitical contexts, with an emphasis on strategies of resistance that are embedded in aesthetics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 356D, 374F (Topic: African American Theatre History, 1950-Present), Theatre and Dance 357T (Topic: African American Theatre History, 1950-Present). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.