DISB019 Bachelor's State Exam

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: SZK (final examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karolína Stehlíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Jitka Kapinusová (assistant), doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
Exam is diveded into three parts - one written and two oral: Written exam is testing knowledge of theory and history of theatre in range of bacherol level of education. Evaluation of level of written word according to current gramatic and stylistic rules of Czech (or Slovakian) language is also part of examination. Second part consists of oral defendof bachelor thesis, if student is graduating DTS as maior or completus. Third part is oral analytic part, which is testing skills of academic analysis of performance chosen by draw in its cultural and historical context.
Learning outcomes
After completing Bachelor's state exam is student able to:
- think about problems including theatre in the broadest sense and in complex circumstances (politics, social, aesthetic);
- orientate his/herself in czech and world history of drama and theatre and in theatrological and methodological approaches towards it;
- orientate his/herself in contemporary theatre context;
- analyse theatre performance as social and political phenomena in all of his traits: structure, message, style, genre etc.;
- search for relevant information and do quality recherche of given theatrical period or theatrical production;
- use methodological approaches to complete the Bachelor thesis.
Syllabus
  • Exam is divided into three parts - one written and two oral:
  • 1)First, written exam is testing knowledge of theory and history of theatre in range of bacherol level of education. Evaluation of level of written word according to current gramatic and stylistic rules of Czech (or Slovakian) language is also part of examination. Duration of exam is max. 120 minutes.
  • Student can accede to oral exam only, if he/she passed written part.
  • 2) Second part consists of oral defendof bachelor thesis, if student is graduating DTS as maior or completus. Student will present his/her bachelor thesis in 5 - 10 minutes (Power point presentation is not required). Supervisor and opponent will read their assessments. Student will react to comments included in their assessments and/or will answer completing question either inscluded in assessments or layed by other members fo the commitee.
  • 3) Third part is oral analytic part, which is testing skills of academic analysis of performance chosen by draw in its cultural and historical context. Analyzed performance will be chosen from main events of theory and history of theatre or from main cultural events with theatrological features. This part of the exam wants to test student's ability to preciselly express his/her thoughts and the ability to aplly theoretical knowledge during academic analysis. Student's aim is to speak competently, eruditly and as complex as possible about chosen event. Commitee is allowed to ask question during student's speech.
  • Chosen piece is represented by, for example:
  • - part of dramatic text;
  • - photography of audiovisual part of performance or event;
  • - photography of scenography or theatrical architecture;
  • - photography of archival document;
  • - visual or audiovisual sample representing act of perfomativity;
  • - sample or main theses of given theoretical text considered canonical;
  • - photo of important personaity of theatre or theatrology;
  • - photo of important event of history of theatre culture;
  • - photo or model of important theatrical artefact.
  • Defence of bachelor thesis is not part of Bachelor's state exam in minor programme.
Literature
    required literature
  • BARTOŠ, Jaroslav. Dějiny českého divadla. 1, Od počátků do sklonku osmnáctého století. Praha: Academia, 1968. info
  • BARTOŠ, Jaroslav. Dějiny českého divadla. 2, Národní obrození. Praha: Academia, 1969. info
  • BRABEC, Jan. Dějiny českého divadla. 3, Činohra 1848-1918. Praha: Academia, 1977. info
  • BRABEC, Jan. Dějiny českého divadla. 4, Činoherní divadlo v Československé republice a za nacistické okupace. Praha: Academia, 1983. info
  • BROCKETT, Oscar G. Dějiny divadla. Vyd. 1. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1999. 948 s. : i. ISBN 80-7106-364-9. info
  • HÝSEK, Miloslav. Dějiny českého divadla v Brně. V Brně: Benediktinská knihtiskárna, 1907. info
  • VONDRÁČEK, Jan. Přehledné dějiny českého divadla. Část II., Od nastoupení spoluvlády Štěpánkovy r. 1824 do r. 1846 : Dějiny českého divadla. II. (Variant.). [Praha], Nusle 446: F. Svoboda, 1926. info
  • VONDRÁČEK, Jan. Přehledné dějiny českého divadla. Část III., Doba konstituční : 1846-1852 : Dějiny českého divadla. III. (Variant.). Praha XIV.: F. Svoboda, 1930. info
  • VONDRÁČEK, Jan. Přehledné dějiny českého divadla. Část I., Od prvních pokusů v Kotcích do r. 1824 : Dějiny českého divadla. I. (Variant.). [Praha], Nusle 446: F. Svoboda, 1926. info
  • Theatre, theory, theatre : the major critical texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel. Edited by Daniel C. Gerould. New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2000. 492 s. ISBN 1557835276. info
  • KOLÁR, Robert, Petr PLECHÁČ and Jakub ŘÍHA. Úvod do teorie verše. Vyd. 1. Praha: Akropolis, 2013. 159 s. ISBN 9788074700514. info
  • ZARRILLI, Phillip B. Theatre histories : an introduction. Edited by Gary Jay Williams. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010. xxvi, 630. ISBN 9780415462235. info
  • HOŘÍNEK, Zdeněk. Drama, divadlo, divák. 3. rozš. vyd. Brno: Janáčkova akademie múzických umění, 2008. 209 s. ISBN 9788086928463. info
  • Dějiny zemí koruny české. Edited by Ivan Rada. 8. vyd. Praha: Paseka, 2002. 315 s. ISBN 8071855057. info
  • LUKEŠ, Milan. Umění dramatu. Praha: Melantrich, 1987. info
  • ZICH, Otakar. Estetika dramatického umění : teoretická dramaturgie [Zich, 1931]. V Praze: Melantrich, 1931. 408 s. info
Teaching methods
Individual study based on the reading list.
Assessment methods
At least 70% of total points is required in each part to complete Bachelor's state exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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