1939RE: [SACC-L] FW: Theatre and Cultural Anthropology
- Mar 3, 2003Diane,
Where can I get a copy of the Shoshtak play?
--- Dianne.Chidester@... wrote:
> I think using theater as another avenue of learning
> is a great idea.
> I've used Marjorie Shoshtak's "My Heart is Still
> Shaking" which has been
> presented at AAA and at the University of South
> Carolina. Here at JCC, we
> did a "reader's theater" presentation of it.
> Students commented that it
> made people in the textbook "real."
> I haven't used, but keep thinking I'd like to use,
> theater in the classroom.
> At South Carolina, a group of students would come
> into the classroom and
> perform a scene without words. Each student was
> required to describe what
> they saw and what the actions meant. It was a great
> way to get at the
> Rashomon Effect, bias, writing ethnography,
> symbolism, and all kinds of
> Also, one of my colleagues here at JCC has written
> plays based on oral
> histories she has collected from immigrants.
> Students love it.
> Be sure to check out the SACC web page at
> www.anthro.cc (NOTE THE NEW ADDRESS!!) for meeting
> materials, newsletters, etc.
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