DISM001 Theatre Studies Methods

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/6. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Wed 10:00–11:40 G01
The course is for MA students only.
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 the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is dealing with crucial tasks of theatre studies. Students should touch all model situations, they could encounter also in their own scientific research.

The course is inteded for master's 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:
- critically avaluate metodological approach of scientific text;
- design metodological approach for chosen research.
  • Studies of history in contexts
  • Different metodological approaches to history
  • Performance analysis
  • Structure of scientific text
  • Monography of director
  • And other, according research topics of students.
    required literature
  • IGGERS, Georg G. Dějepisectví ve 20. století : od vědecké objektivity k postmoderní výzvě. Edited by Pavel Kolář. Praha: NLN, 2002. 177 s. ISBN 8071065048. info
  • WHITE, Hayden V. Tropika diskursu : kulturně kritické eseje. Translated by Ladislav Nagy. 1. české vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2010. 364 s. ISBN 9788024611235. info
    recommended literature
  • ČERNÝ, František. Metodologie výzkumu dějin divadla. 1. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1982. 135 s. info
  • DOLEŽEL, Lubomír. Fikce a historie v období postmoderny. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2008. 155 s. ISBN 9788020015815. info
  • POSTLEWAIT, Thomas. The Cambridge introduction to theatre historiography. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 346. ISBN 9780521495707. info
  • ŘEPA, Milan. Poetika českého dějepisectví. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2006. 260 s. ISBN 8072941895. info
  • ZÁVODSKÝ, Artur and Zdeněk SRNA. Úvod do divadelní vědy : (teatrologie). 2., rozš. vyd. Brno: Universita J.E. Purkyně, 1972. info
Teaching methods
discussion, presentation
Assessment methods
Evaluation is based on tasks submitted during all semester.
Language of instruction
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