Course : Playwrights & Scientists
- Course Number
- Section Number
- Fall 2020
- Fain Fine Arts Center, B120
- Elizabeth James Lewandowski
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
In this course, students will:
- Learn about a series of sciences/scientists from a range of fields (biology, psychology, medicine, etc.) and a number of historical eras.
- Learn about playwrights who wrote specific dramatic works (playscripts) about said scientists
- Read and critically analyze a number of dramatic works (playscripts) with special attention to the commentary on the scientist, the science, the period of the origin of the script and the period in which the scientist lived.
This course will teach students to:
· Understand and apply various methods of play analysis
· Explore and appreciate playwriting as a means of commentary on the contemporary world
· Study and explore a wide range of important scientists throughout history
· Read and analyze representative plays dealing with science and scientists throughout history
Table 1: Grading
Quizzes (5 at 20 pts each)
TV dramatic analysis
Dramatic analyses (5 at 50 pts each)
Presentations (5 at 100 pts each)
Table 2: Total points for final grade.
800 to 899
700 to 799
600 to 699
Less than 600
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