21st - CENTYRY ANGLOPHONE THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE: SOUND AND MUSIC

Course Information
TitleΑΓΓΛΟΦΩΝΟ ΘΕΑΤΡΟ ΤΟΥ 21ου ΑΙΩΝΑ: ΉΧΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗ / 21st - CENTYRY ANGLOPHONE THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE: SOUND AND MUSIC
CodeΛογ6-497
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600018449

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600154921
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• Students are familiarized with the new emerging field of sonic theatre (and with current themes and debates in the area) through a wide range of theatre and performance texts of sonic making • They are provided with the critical vocabulary required to read and analyze such sound-based works • They are encouraged towards a cultural and political reading s of sound with reference to the post-millennial British society • They are inspired to think about theatre through sound and thus engaged in a more interdisciplinary approach to theatre and performance studies
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Every week we explore a different parameter of sonic theatre (vocality / noise / soundscapes /silence / listening etc.) – with certain areas asking us to dwell on for more than one week. There is assigned theoretical reading for each week and with some weeks there is primary text reading required in advance. Primary texts: 13 Objects: Studies in Servitude (excerpt) by Howard Barker (2003) Random (2008) by debbie tucker green Excerpts from Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett) and The Skriker (Caryl Churchill) Alecky Blythe, London Road (2011) Chris Goode, User Not Found (2018) Secondary Texts: see bibliography section
Keywords
theatre, 21st century, sound, music
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Podcast
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures401.6
Reading Assigment301.2
Artistic Workshop150.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.4
Project301.2
Artistic creation150.6
Exams100.4
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
final exam (75%) and compulsory project work (25%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΘΕΑΤΡΟ ΚΑΙ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΙΙ (Μετα)μοντέρνες διαδρομές σε τόπους, ουτοπίες και ετεροτοπίες (Σ. Πατσαλίδης, University Studio Press 2019)
Additional bibliography for study
Pavis, Patrice. “Preface.” Theatre Noise: The Sound of Performance, edited by David Roesner and Lynne Kendrick, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, x–xiii. LaBelle, Brandon. “Introduction: Auditory Relations.” Background Noise: Perspectives on Sound Art, Continuum, 2006, ix-xvii. Lehmann, Hans-Thies. Postdramatic Theatre, translated by Karen Jürs-Munby, Routledge, 2006, 91-93. Fischer-Lichte, Erika. The Transformative Power of Performance: A New Aesthetics, translated by Saskya Iris Jain, Routledge, 2008, 11-23. Roesner, David. Musicality in Theatre: Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making. Ashgate Publishing, 2014, 121-170. Barthes, Roland, “The Grain of the Voice.” Image Music Text, translated by Stephen Heath, Fontana Press, 1977, 179-189. Taylor, Lib. “Voice, Body and the Transmission of the Real in Documentary Theatre.” Contemporary Theatre Review, 23 (3), Routledge, 2013, pp. 368-379. LaBelle, Brandon. “Acoustic Spatiality.” R. Murray Schafer The Soundscape, 1977//110
Last Update
10-02-2020