Course: COMS 400C. Directing Oral Performance (3)
Prerequisites: Two units of COMS 195, COMS 199, or COMS 399, or consent of instructor. This directed oral performance course surveys the history, theory, rhetoric, performance, methodology, and strategies of nonviolent conflict. The course also briefly surveys the Women’s Movement (1910- 1920) and the Working Family Union Movement (1933-1953) examining the oral, performative, and rhetorical dimensions of nonviolence social change and movement building. The course fulfills the departmental requirement for Community Involvement, as a core tenet of the class is how nonviolence and social change can be studied and embodied. Available for graduate credit.