Seminar on Chinese Drama and Theater

It's an introductory-level course for graduate students, guiding students to understand the characteristics of Chinese theatre culture through studies on Chinese drama history, theatres, and theories. This course includes four parts: 1. Exploring Chinese ritual theatre by way of ancient Nuoxi and contemporary Nuoxi; 2. Development of Yuan theatre and theatre arts; 3. Dramatic and theatrical texts and theories in Yuan and Ming dynasties; 4. Ritual theatre in Taiwan.