DISB002 Introduction to Theatre Studies

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Iva Mikulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 8:00–9:40 G01
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is dealing with basic methodology, basic literature, terminology, institutions etc. Students get acquainted with basic premises of theatrological work and get opening inside into the field. Course also includes excursion to theatrical archives and working with databases.

The course is inteded for first year students of DTS and it is mandatory for them.
The course is held in Czech.
Learning outcomes

At the end of the course student will be able to:
- identify main developmental tendencies of drama;
- recognize changes in structure and construction of dramatic play;
- work with databases;
- work in theatre archives.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction. What is theatre
  • 2. Theatre studies as a science; classification of theatrological fields
  • 3. Theatrological institutions
  • 4. The department of history of theatre of Moravské zemské muzeum, work with archive materials
  • 5. Theatrological literature I. Periodics, textbooks, year-books, dictionaries, encyclopedies
  • 6. Theatrological literature II. Scholarly publications of theatre theory
  • 7. Theatrological literature III. Scholarly publications of theatre history
  • 8. The Archive of the amonal theatre in Brno etc
  • 9. The databasis and a bibliografy to history, literary history, and history of the theatre etc
  • 10. The Essentials rules of writing of scientific text, the bibliographic citations, content, modality, structure
  • 11. Moravian state archive
  • 12. Final exam
Literature
    required literature
  • Ústav pro českou literaturu ČSAV (Praha). Metodologické otázky výzkumu českého divadla. Edited by Bořivoj Srba. Praha: Ústav pro českou literaturu ČSAV, 1970. 246 s. info
  • Základní pojmy divadla : teatrologický slovník. Edited by Petr Pavlovský. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2004. 348 s. ISBN 8072581716. info
  • BERNÁTEK, Martin, David DROZD and Šárka HAVLÍČKOVÁ KYSOVÁ. Úvod do teorie divadla : vybrané kapitoly. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 61 s. ISBN 9788021067660. info
  • ČERNÝ, František. Metodologie výzkumu dějin divadla. 1. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1982. 135 s. info
  • KOTTE, Andreas. Divadelní věda : úvod. Translated by Jana Slouková. 1. vyd. Praha: Kant, 2010. 216 s. ISBN 9788074370199. info
  • PAVIS, Patrice. Divadelní slovník : [slovník divadelních pojmů]. Edited by Anne Ubersfeld - Daniela Jobertová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Divadelní ústav, 2003. 493 s. ISBN 8070081570. info
  • ZÁVODSKÝ, Artur and Zdeněk SRNA. Úvod do divadelní vědy : (teatrologie). 2., rozš. vyd. Brno: Universita J.E. Purkyně, 1972. info
    recommended literature
  • Divadelní ústav, 1959-2009. Edited by Jana Patočková - Alena Součková - Jarmila Svobodová - Helena Albe. 1. vyd. Praha: Institut umění - Divadelní ústav, 2009. 321 s. ISBN 9788070082379. info
  • BALME, Christopher B. The Cambridge introduction to theatre studies. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 231. ISBN 9780521672238. info
  • HOŘÍNEK, Zdeněk. Drama, divadlo, divák. 3. rozš. vyd. Brno: Janáčkova akademie múzických umění, 2008. 209 s. ISBN 9788086928463. info
  • BERNARD, Jan. Co je divadlo. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1983. info
  • VODIČKA, Libor. Úvod do divadelních studií (Introduction to Theatre Studies). 1. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2013. 64 pp. Studijní opory. ISBN 978-80-244-3780-4. info
  • ZICH, Otakar. Estetika dramatického umění : teoretická dramaturgie [Zich, 1931]. V Praze: Melantrich, 1931. 408 s. info
Teaching methods
lectures, guided interpretation of texts, discussion, submitting tasks
Assessment methods
Submitting tasks, final project, written exam. Pass-fail line is 70%.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://divadlo.phil.muni.cz/

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