Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM3605 - Cross-Cultural and Hybrid Performance

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Paul Gregory Dwyer


This unit will analyse the development of cross-cultural and hybrid performance in Australia, Britain and the United States. Concentrating on a range of Indigenous and non-indigenous performance practices - football mascots, contemporary dance, pop music and text based theatre - we will utilise postcolonial theories, as applied to performance, to explore diverse understandings of innovation and appropriation, ownership and copyright in colonial and post-colonial societies since the 1950s.


1x group tutorial presentation (25%), 1x1000wd tutorial paper (30%), 1x3000wd essay (45%)


Selected readings available through the University Copy Centre


1x3-hr seminar/week


(PRFM2601 and PRFM2602) or (PRFM2001 and PRFM2002)


PRFM3023, PRFM3028

A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney