DVBS07 Heuristic Seminar

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/2/2. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková
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
Mon 10:00–11:40 G01
Prerequisites
DVBP04 Theatre in History 2 || DVB007 First year complex exam || DVBZ001 First year complex exam
Enrolment of the seminar requires passive knowledge of German at least.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 8 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/8, only registered: 0/8, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/8
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
In the seminar the student will learn how to:
  • work with archival materials, get oriented in them;
  • read old German script (Schwabacher, Kurent);
  • apply their knowledge of old German script to the reading of archival materials;
  • look up archival materials independently;
  • understand better the logic of theatre directors' correspondence with the authorities in the 18th centuries;
  • process and transcribe theatre directors' petitions and requests;
  • understand the practice of early modern professional theatre.
  • Syllabus
    • 1. Introduction.
    • 2.-4. An induction into reading old German script.
    • 5-12. Work in the Moravian Archive (MZM).
    • 13. Conclusion.
    Literature
    • HAVLÍČKOVÁ, Margita. Profesionální divadlo v královském městě Brně 1668 až 1733 (On the Professional Theatre in the Royal Town of Brno between 1668 and 1733). Brno: Janáčkova akademie múzických umění v Brně, 2009. 223 pp. Acta musicologica et theatrologica 16. ISBN 978-80-86928-64-7. info
    • JAKUBCOVÁ, Alena. Starší divadlo v českých zemích do konce 18. století : osobnosti a díla. Vyd. 1. Praha: Divadelní ústav, 2007. 759 s. ISBN 9788020014863. info
    • Deutschsprachiges Theater in Prag :Begegnungen der Sprachen und Kulturen. Edited by Alena Jakubcová - Václav Maidl - Jitka Ludvová. 1st pub. Praha: Divadelní ústav, 2001. 511 s. ISBN 8070081112. info
    • SCHERL, Adolf. Berufstheater in Prag, 1680-1739. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1999. 245 s. ISBN 3700127995. info
    • Vídeňské lidové divadlo : od Hanswursta Stranitzkého k Nestroyovi. Edited by Josef Balvín - Jindřich Pokorný - Adolf Scherl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1990. 440 s. ISBN 802070552X. info
    Teaching methods
    work in the archive, seminar discussions
    Assessment methods
    processing and presentation of archival searches
    Language of instruction
    Czech
    The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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