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Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

(includes Dramatic Art)

Contact: Michaelyn Burnette

Scope of Collection
The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies "understands performance to be a mode of critical inquiry, a means of creative expression, and a vehicle for public engagement" (General Catalog). The collection must support the interdisciplinary and transnational nature of the research, production and practice of TDPS faculty and students. Collection Area(s): performance, contemporary and historical ideas, production, dance.

Increased emphasis at an international level on all aspects of performance. Historically strong collection for culture, politics, history, and social life.

Primary Languages and Formats
All languages. Formats include books, journals, online databases, and microform.

Related Collections
Morrison Library, The Bancroft Library, Graduate Services.

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