Sport As Performance

AAAS 203

This course studies athletic cultures under rubrics provided by theater, performance studies, anthropology, media studies, and history to understand sports as ritual, theater, and performance. Our investigation includes professional and collegiate teams sports, as well as individual athletic performances. The course includes examinations of gender, race, and national identity in live events and the media. A twice-weekly seminar format features lectures, discussions, independent research projects, and guest speakers from the worlds of athletics, theater, and media.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • THEATRST 224
Typically Offered