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ENTH BC3145 Early American Drama and Performance: Staging a Nation. 4 points.

Not offered during 2021-22 academic year.

Competing constructions of American identity in the United States date back to the early republic when a newly emerging nation struggled with the questions: What makes an American American? What makes America America? From colonial times forward, the stage has served as a forum to air differing beliefs as well as medium to construct new beliefs about Nation, self and other. The texts we will read, from colonial times through WWI, explore diverse topics such as politics, Native American rights, slavery, labor unrest, gender roles, and a growing immigrant population.

Spring 2021: ENTH BC3145
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ENTH 3145 001/00294 T Th 2:10pm - 4:00pm
Ll001 Milstein Center
Pamela Cobrin 4 17/18