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Ritual, Play and Performance - PRFM3621

Year - 2020

Setting out from a distinction between special events and everyday life, you will investigate fundamental kinds of performative events, including play, ritual, work and carnival, developing an understanding of culture as performance. You will learn and apply ethnographic approaches to a range of contemporary case studies.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x 1000wd Research proposal (15%), 1x 1000wd Book review (15%), 1x 1000wd equivalent Presentation (20%), 1x 3000wd Ethnographic essay (50%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies or (PRFM2601 and PRFM2602)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Theatre and Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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