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21M.690 Sport as Performance

Prereq: None
U (Spring)
12 Units. HASS-A; CI-H

Seminar investigates the aesthetics of sport as theatrical performance and explores the performance of race, gender, class, nation, and sexuality in sport. Readings drawn from theatre/performance studies, anthropology, sociology, ethnic studies, gender studies, history, and kinesiology. Topics include barnstorming, Olympics, Title IX, Native American mascots, and a variety of sports ranging from football to figure skating. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.Limited to 18.

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