Find information here about your schedule for the term. Please check the individual pages for each week’s workshop and each week’s lecture to get more detailed information on preparation, bibliography etc.
Monday workshops will take place from 5pm in Arts LR6.
Wednesday lectures will take place at 10am in Arts LR1.
Thursday lectures will take place at 11am in Arts LR1.
Week-by-week lecture and workshop schedule
Workshop: No workshop.
Wednesday: A general introduction to the module, including the designation of groups.
Thursday: ‘Why Drama in Performance?’ (NL).
Workshop: Searching the archives.
Wednesday and Thursday: Contexts: democracy, the polis and performance (NL).
Workshop: Catherine Edwards.
Wednesday and Thursday: Small group meetings to discuss your idea and your progress so far: L2 meet with ET; L3 with NL.
Thursday evening: Professor Edith Hall presents: ‘Why do Women in Greek Tragedy still Speak to us Today?’.
Workshop: Screening of Actors of Dionysus’ Lysistrata.
Wednesday and Thursday: Staging ancient drama today: some issues; working with video extracts and texts. (ET)
Workshop: Discussion centred around Lorna Hardwick’s essay – Why archive? How do plays change in the process of archivisation? What is lost?
Wednesday and Thursday: Dismantling the city/ challenges of comedy.(NL)
*Reading Week – Visit Archives*
Workshop: Screening of Gwyneth Lewis’ Clytemnestra.
Wednesday and Thursday: Small group meetings to discuss progress and portfolio: L2 meet with ET; L3 with NL.
Workshop: Gwyneth Lewis.
Wednesday and Thursday: Medea in performance: a case study (ET).
Workshop: Cultural translation: a case study of Yael Farber’s Molora.
Wednesday and Thursday: Gender and tragedy (PT).
Summary and Q&A.
Preparation for Polis module.