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TH304 - Theatre and Ideology

  • Module code: TH304
  • Module name: Theatre and Ideology
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module aims to investigate the relationship between theatre and ideology in specific relation to identity as it has been affected by the contemporary experience of displacement, exile, mass migration in the first term; and then postcolonial and intercultural interaction in the second term.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will be able to: Describe, interpret and evaluate exilic aspects as political, social, conceptual and aesthetic features in theatre, drama and performance; Describe, interpreter and evaluate dramatic and theatrical strategies used to bring forth the exilic aspects of the work; Demonstrate the capacity to understand and apply interdiscipliery critical theory in analyzing exilic theater and drama.

Timetabled teaching activities

One two-hour seminar per week.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: TH304-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 20%
Assessed Course Work 20%
Assessed Course Work 10%
locally Adminstered Exam 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies (QW34) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies with Intercalated Year (QW35) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate French with Theatre Studies (R1W4) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Theatre and Performance Studies (W421) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Theatre and Performance Studies (with Intercalated Year) (W422) - Year 4