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Theatre 285W: Theatre of Diversity Adam Sahli, Instructor: Welcome

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Diversity at MSU

Information on cultural diversity

Diversity at MSU

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Diversity, performance and your assignment

Upcoming assignments: two five-page research papers

Due 1.) midterm and 2.) end of semester

  • Topic must be performance-related

theatre, radio, dance, music, film, performances are acceptable

  • Topic must be diversity-related. Examples include:

women in theatre management

 African-Americans portrayed in plays/films/TV shows

 religious stereotypes in children’s TV programming

 

Definitions of “diversity”: Webster Dictionary:

  1. Diversity(noun)

a state of difference; dissimilitude; unlikeness

  1. Diversity(noun)

multiplicity of difference; multiformity; variety

Princeton’s WordNet:

  1. Diversity(noun)

from our campus Institutional Diversity office:

Institutional Diversity actively promotes a campus-wide cross-cultural understanding and appreciation of differences. Our staff provides direct services to students, and hosts enriching educational programs, cultural activities and insightful conferences for area youth, students, faculty and staff.

We extend a warm welcome to students of every culture and background, including African American, Asian American, American Indian, Latino, Women and LGBT. Questions about what we can do for you? Ask us.

Upcoming assignments: two five-page research papers

Due 1.) midterm and 2.) end of semester

  • Topic must be performance-related

theatre, radio, dance, music, film, performances are acceptable

  • Topic must be diversity-related. Examples include:

women in theatre management

 African-Americans portrayed in plays/films/TV shows

 religious stereotypes in children’s TV programming

 

Definitions of “diversity”: Webster Dictionary:

  1. Diversity(noun)

a state of difference; dissimilitude; unlikeness

  1. Diversity(noun)

multiplicity of difference; multiformity; variety

Princeton’s WordNet:

  1. Diversity(noun)

from our campus Institutional Diversity office:

Institutional Diversity actively promotes a campus-wide cross-cultural understanding and appreciation of differences. Our staff provides direct services to students, and hosts enriching educational programs, cultural activities and insightful conferences for area youth, students, faculty and staff.

We extend a warm welcome to students of every culture and background, including African American, Asian American, American Indian, Latino, Women and LGBT. Questions about what we can do for you? Ask us.

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