Classic/Contemporary. Theory and practice of international theatre studies

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
January 2021
Lead instructor: Marco Castellari
The seminar deals primarily with theoretical and methodological aspects of theatrology, at the intersection of literary, artistic and cultural studies in international perspective. In particular, it focuses on the dynamic relationship between 'classic' and 'contemporary' in the broadest sense. Afterwards, specific case studies are illustrated (English, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Scandinavian, Spanish Drama & Theatre), also in order to stimulate the participants in their research work.
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact

Office hours: Monday, 10-12.30. Green Pass and facemask are required. The teacher is available also on Teams or other platforms on Thursday, 9:30-11; please arrange a meeting through e-mail before.
Office hours: the teacher room is located in Piazza S. Alessandro 1, first floor, Iberistica (internal stairs to the second floor). Remote calls: on any commonly used platform, by appointment to be arranged through e-mail.
office hours - please book an appointment by email
virtual classroom on Teams. code 0nzjzr4 [office hours will resume as soon as possible, depending on how the emergency situation evolves]
24 September, 2.30pm. Code: i2vrlh3
Monday, 3 p.m. on Teams (code: 0pl49fy) or at office. Please contact me in advance in order to organize office hours.
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Piazza S. Alessandro, 1
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