Performing and Media Arts (PMA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

PMA 1145

"We're all born naked and the rest is drag" - RuPaul. This course explores drag as a mode of queer cultural performance. Through a wide range of readings and viewings that introduce a diverse array of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18637 PMA 1145   SEM 101

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Blake, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1170

What does it mean when a friend tells you to "take care" and to text them when you get home? How does showing up for and caring about each other transform our futures? Using music videos by Lil Nas X and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18638 PMA 1170   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1171

Can queer/BIPOC artistic practices subvert Western assumptions about identity and politics?  You do not have to be an artist to embrace the concepts, the beauty and rawness we will explore in this seminar.   ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18639 PMA 1171   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1172

Performative writing refers both to writing that compellingly addresses, conveys, and analyses performance practices, and writing that performs, or in other words, writing that makes something happen. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18646 PMA 1172   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1410

The Media Production Lab course is a series of self-contained lecture/workshops on various topics in the production of film and video on-set and on-location. The workshops will be hands on experience with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6995 PMA 1410   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1610

This technology lab will provide students with a foundation of the production process through experiential learning of scenographic practices. Students will learn about the technical production processes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  7000 PMA 1610   LAB 401

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bernstein, S

      Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1611

Perform in a departmental theatre or film production, or dance concert. Research a role, develop a character, and perform for a live or mediated audience in a faculty supervised production. Explore choreography ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Haunted Natures Hidden Environments

  •  6588 PMA 1611   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Water

  •  7764 PMA 1611   STU 502

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1670

The Student Laboratory Theatre Company (SLTC) is a group of student-actors who earn credit by acting in three scenes directed by students taking PMA 4880. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6024 PMA 1670   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Black, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1700

What makes us laugh, and what doesn't? How does laughter vary from person to person, place to place, and across time? What work does laughter perform? Is it contagious? What does it mean to have (or lack) ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16840 PMA 1700   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2000

The Colloquium provides opportunities for exchange, reflection, discussion of relevant concepts, and extended engagement with the media objects made in a variety of Making Media courses. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6212 PMA 2000   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Moseley, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2460

Japanese pop culture—anime, manga, video games, music and more—has been a major phenomenon with massive worldwide popularity for the last three decades. In this course, we will explore a wide range of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2260FGSS 2260SHUM 2460

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17634 PMA 2460   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17635 PMA 2460   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17636 PMA 2460   DIS 202

    • F Malott Hall 207
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Campana, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2490

What does it mean to call a film is "Jewish"? Does it have to represent Jewish life? Does it have to feature characters identifiable as Jews? If artists who identify as Jews—actors, directors, screenwriters, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2790JWST 2790VISST 2790

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16719 PMA 2490   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Shapiro, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2610

Learn what it means to run a live show. Participate as part of a team to ensure all the elements work together and on time. Learn the intricacies of collaborating with a production group to create a unified ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  6293 PMA 2610   LAB 401

    • MW TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  6519 PMA 2610   LAB 402

    • TR TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bernstein, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  6520 PMA 2610   LAB 403

    • F TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cross, W

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PMA 2611

This lab will give students practical experience as an assistant stage manager in the organization and management of a theatrical or mediated production; in rehearsals, in technical rehearsals ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17060 PMA 2611   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2640

This course introduces students to basic two-dimensional techniques of makeup design and application for the stage including corrective, old age, youth, likeness, cross gender, and animal makeups. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16841 PMA 2640   STU 501

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bernstein, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2703

From hieroglyphs to HTML, ancient poetry to audiotape, and Plato's cave to virtual reality, "Thinking Media" offers a multidisciplinary introduction to the most influential media formats of the last three ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5998 PMA 2703   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2800

An introduction to the actor's technique and performance skills, exploring the elements necessary to begin training as an actor, i.e., observation, concentration, and imagination. Focus is on physical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4823 PMA 2800   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5474 PMA 2800   STU 502

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4824 PMA 2800   STU 503

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5813 PMA 2800   STU 504

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2805

This intro level course introduces students to selected practical means of creating original, collaborative works of theater in response to a prompt, a theme, a text or other identified source material. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7012 PMA 2805   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3000

Independent study allows students the opportunity to pursue special interests not treated in regularly scheduled courses. A faculty member, who becomes the student's instructor for the course, must approve ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4780 PMA 3000   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4781 PMA 3000   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4782 PMA 3000   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Levitt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4783 PMA 3000   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4784 PMA 3000   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4785 PMA 3000   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Suber, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4786 PMA 3000   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Milles, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4787 PMA 3000   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Goelzer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5027 PMA 3000   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5523 PMA 3000   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cross, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5526 PMA 3000   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Palmer, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5908 PMA 3000   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sheppard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5919 PMA 3000   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bernstein, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5945 PMA 3000   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7809 PMA 3000   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pfeffer, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3010

Students develop a specific dramatic text for full-scale production. The course involves selection of an appropriate text, close analysis of the literary aspects of the play, and group evaluation of its ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3010LATA 3010LSP 3010

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19557 PMA 3010   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3210

Intermediate Western classical dance technique. Work is done on strengthening the body through a movement technique emphasizing presence and musicality based on harmonic muscular control. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PE 1184

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4774 PMA 3210   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course fee of $40.
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 3215

In this course, we interrogate how immigration debates are staged and experiences of belonging are redefined through performance. The categories of "undocumented," "illegal," "displaced," and "exile" collide ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16988 PMA 3215   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3220

Intermediate modern technique focusing on rhythm, placement, and phrasing for students who are prepared to refine the skills of dancing. Students are challenged by complex phrases and musicality. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PE 1185

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4775 PMA 3220   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course fee of $40.
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 3225

This course will explore questions of how we perceive articulations of identity on the moving body. How do histories and cultural behaviors define differences? What are the conventions of race, gender, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4225

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  7014 PMA 3225   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3350

Formally titled "technosomakinesics," this class works to expand the specific aesthetics related to dance as embodied performance. Included in the process is the analysis of built environments that both ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4350VISST 3758VISST 4758

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6060 PMA 3350   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 3351

This course will cultivate collaborations between the practice and study of dance with fields such as architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, painting, digital arts, and other design and creative ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4351

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  4776 PMA 3351   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 3410

From Al Capone to Tony Soprano, the mafia has been the subject of numerous films over the course of 70 years, so many in fact that one might well speak of a "mafia obsession" in American popular culture. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ITAL 3010

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16913 PMA 3410   LEC 001

    • MWF Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Campbell, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Conducted in English.

PMA 3421

This course examines a range of exciting and provocative 20th- and 21st- century theoretical paradigms for thinking about literature, language and culture. These approaches provide differing, though often ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5461 PMA 3421   LEC 001

    • TR Malott Hall 253
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Caruth, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3425

This course will explore approaches to the Deaf experience taken by Deaf artists from the 1900s to the present. Analysis of chosen works of Deaf art, film and theater will illuminate the expression of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASL 3215

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18452 PMA 3425   SEM 101

    • TR Morrill Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schertz, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3533

This course explores the history, theory, and craft of writing for film, television, and other narrative media (including documentary, reality television, interactive media, etc.). We consider the vital ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3533

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16989 PMA 3533   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3551

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3262PMA 6551VISST 3176

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4825 PMA 3551   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3570

An introduction to filmmaking, students will learn to create compelling characters, as well as develop strong storytelling skills through basic character and story development and breakdown, cinematography, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17421 PMA 3570   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3610

Based on previous coursework and experience, students may be offered the opportunity to participate as an apprentice in a mentored PMA creative project.  The apprentice experience and number of credits ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6586 PMA 3610   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3631

The storyteller is a master of their own universe. In this course, students will design a fictional society starting from the ground up. From terra forma to the rise of religions and governments, societies ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6448 PMA 3631   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3632

The production designer is responsible for creating, controlling, and managing 'the look' of narrative films, television & contemporary and digital media from page to screen. This hands-on, project-based ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6375 PMA 3632   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3660

Design of costumes for theatre and film, concentrating on script and character analysis, period research, design elements, figure drawing and rendering skills, and an understanding of production ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4778 PMA 3660   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3680

Covering the basics of digital audio, bioacoustics, psychoacoustics and sound design, as they apply to theatre, film and music production. Students create soundscapes for text and moving image using ProTools ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3431

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4828 PMA 3680   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3682

A co-taught exploration (Profs. Cross, Ernste) in sound making, design, capture, analysis, manipulation, mixing, and production. Topics include microphones and audio capture, recording and synthesis, signals ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3182

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18244 PMA 3682   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3702

"The pleasure of the text," Roland Barthes writes, "is that moment when my body pursues its own ideas—for my body does not have the same ideas I do." What is this erotics of the text, and what has it been ... view course details

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  • 17015 PMA 3702   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3724

Tragedy and its audiences from ancient Greece to modern theater and film. Topics: origins of theatrical conventions; Shakespeare and Seneca; tragedy in modern theater and film. Works studied will include: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 3645COML 3440

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6925 PMA 3724   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3751

This course is designed to introduce students to a range of historical, cross-cultural, and transnational performance texts, theories, and practices; to motivate students to examine the broad social, political, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4779 PMA 3751   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 3800

Practical exploration of the actor's craft through exercises in physical and psychological action, improvisation and scene study. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5368 PMA 3800   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3887

This course will use the process devised by Fiasco Theatre Company to produce a play by Shakespeare with reduced support, inventive design, and smaller casts. The selected text will be arranged so that ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16992 PMA 3887   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4222

Advanced and pre-professional advanced ballet and modern technique. This class meets 4 days per week. This course is a combination of PMA 3210 and PMA 3220 in the same semester.  Attendance to concerts ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  5430 PMA 4222   STU 501

    • MTWR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Suber, P

      Yeung-Tieu, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 4225

This course will continue the critical inquiry investigated in Mapping the Moving Body. Intended for advanced students, it will address the dialogue between contemporary choreography and current sociopolitical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3225

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  7015 PMA 4225   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4230

Pre-professional/Advanced ballet or modern technique with modern and contemporary ballet company repertory rehearsal and performances. This class meets 2 days per week, 3 hrs. 10 minutes per ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7805 PMA 4230   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Suber, P

      Yeung-Tieu, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4350

Continuation of PMA 3350. PMA 4350 expands on principles explored in PMA 3350 using more complex and interactive software and spatialities. Students must create work utilizing projections and built objects ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3350VISST 3758VISST 4758

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7011 PMA 4350   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4351

This course continues the work done in PMA 3351. At an advanced level, this course will further explore the choreographic and design principles of contemporary choreographer, William Forsythe, who began ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3351

  • 2-3 Credits Graded

  •  4777 PMA 4351   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 4358

This course examines the role of temples and their sculptural programs in South and Southeast Asia as creative stimuli for performative reenactments. Choreographic encounters between imagination and memory ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17658 PMA 4358   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4461

How do questions of genre persist and evolve in the digital age? To what extent do we choose our genres, and in what ways do they choose us? How do genres, platforms, and media intersect and inform one ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4861COML 6861PMA 6461

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17290 PMA 4461   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4501

Radical transformations in our media landscape raise urgent questions for the field of cinema and media studies. This course focuses on a topic drawn from current scholarly research. They may include: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 6501

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Black Media Studies

  • 17026 PMA 4501   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4504

This course uses the lens of temporality to track transformations in notions of urban personhood and collective life engendered by recent trans-Asia economic shifts. We will develop tools that help unpack ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6689 PMA 4504   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4505

This course builds on skills developed in Playwriting I. Focusing on the development of longer scripts and the process of getting them to the stage, students will write a long one act play, and the materials ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6106 PMA 4505   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4532

Focuses on the structure and style of the original web-series and long-form short screenplay, and incorporates extensive peer feedback, workshop, and revision. Students will produce and revise an original ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 6532

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7573 PMA 4532   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
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PMA 4585

A continuation of PMA 3570, Introduction to Visual Storytelling, students will dive deeper into creating story driven short form narratives. Students will have the opportunity to develop and produce a ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 4793

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7411 PMA 4585   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4661

A survey of the origins and applications of the term Absurdism. What is the style it provokes? This course traces the roots, definitions, and contemporary resonance of Absurdism. How and why would we stage ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16993 PMA 4661   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4670

The most studied and written about work in Western Literature outside the Bible, Hamlet according to Harold Bloom, is our secular savior and our ambassador to death. This course centers on a close reading ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 4820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17001 PMA 4670   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4701

This course explores nightlife as a temporality that fosters countercultural performances of the self and that serves as a site for the emergence of alternative kinship networks. Focusing on queer communities ... view course details

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  •  6065 PMA 4701   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4841

What does it mean to be-or to become-animated? How have thinkers ranging from ancient and modern philosophers to contemporary critical theorists conceptualized animated-ness as essence, feeling, form, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 6841

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16999 PMA 4841   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4880

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5938 PMA 4880   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4950

First of a two-semester sequence (the second is PMA 4951) for seniors engaged in an honors project. Honor guidelines and form. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6209 PMA 4950   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Goelzer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6289 PMA 4950   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6589 PMA 4950   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

PMA 4951

Second of a two-semester sequence (the first is PMA 4950) for students engaged in an honors project. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4802 PMA 4951   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4803 PMA 4951   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stratford, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4804 PMA 4951   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Palmer, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5400 PMA 4951   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Goelzer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6579 PMA 4951   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6581 PMA 4951   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Milles, B

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7706 PMA 4951   RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

PMA 6400

This required seminar for the new graduate minor in media studies considers media from a wide number of perspectives, ranging from the methods of cinema and television studies to those of music, information ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 6400

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7627 PMA 6400   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6421

This course examines a range of exciting and provocative 20th- and 21st- century theoretical paradigms for thinking about literature, language and culture. These approaches provide differing, though often ... view course details

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  • 17956 PMA 6421   LEC 001

    • TR Malott Hall 253
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Caruth, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6461

How do questions of genre persist and evolve in the digital age? To what extent do we choose our genres, and in what ways do they choose us? How do genres, platforms, and media intersect and inform one ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4861COML 6861PMA 4461

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18470 PMA 6461   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6501

Radical transformations in our media landscape raise urgent questions for the field of cinema and media studies.  This course focuses on a topic drawn from current scholarly research.  They may include: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4501

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Black Media Studies

  • 17027 PMA 6501   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6532

This course focuses on the structure and style of the original, long-form short screenplay and web-series (approximately 25-35 pages), and incorporates extensive peer feedback, workshop, and revision. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4532

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17003 PMA 6532   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6551

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3262PMA 3551VISST 3176

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4831 PMA 6551   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6670

"You didn't see anything," a woman in a movie says to her dubious lover. "No one sees anything. Ever. They watch, but they don't understand."  What is desire in a movie, and how do we know it when we see ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17056 PMA 6670   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6701

This course explores nightlife as a temporality that fosters countercultural performances of the self and that serves as a site for the emergence of alternative kinship networks.  Focusing on queer communities ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6070 PMA 6701   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6841

What does it mean to be-or to become-animated? How have thinkers ranging from ancient and modern philosophers to contemporary critical theorists conceptualized animated-ness as essence, feeling, form, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4841

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17000 PMA 6841   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 7000

Independent study in theatre allows graduate students the opportunity to pursue special interests not treated in regularly scheduled courses. A faculty member, who becomes the student's instructor for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4788 PMA 7000   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sheppard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4789 PMA 7000   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gainor, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4790 PMA 7000   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4791 PMA 7000   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Levitt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4792 PMA 7000   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4793 PMA 7000   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stratford, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4794 PMA 7000   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4795 PMA 7000   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Jaime, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4796 PMA 7000   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Milles, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PMA 7100

Provides graduate students in the field of Performing and Media Arts an opportunity to work directly with a faculty member to explore pedagogical theory and practice in undergraduate theatre classes in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4911 PMA 7100   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4916 PMA 7100   SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5909 PMA 7100   SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.

PMA 9900

Graduate student course while working on thesis and research for dissertation. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4797 PMA 9900   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research