Dr. E. J. Westlake

 AppleMark

E-mail: jewestla@umich.edu

The University of Michigan

2408 WDC

Office Hours M 2:30-3:30 pm 
and other random times, like every 3rd Tues.

Or by appointment:

http://www.doodle.com/5dwd7nh5ekeunbhc

734-764-3118 (rarely do I use the telephone)

email is the BEST way to reach me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

 

Winter Courses:

 

Theatre 211/English 245/RCHums 280 - Introduction to Theatre

MW 11:30 - 1

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

Theatre 323/English 349 - American Theatre and Drama

MW 11:30 – 1

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

 

 

Writing Resources for Undergraduate Classes

 

How to submit assignments to me electronically

Some pet peeves and some tips - please note!

How to structure your argument in a paper

A link to the U-Michigan writing lab list of resources

The English Department's statement and policy on plagiarism

For School of Music students: go to this page for your student handbook. Search on 'conduct.'

A recipe for Tuică

My grading rubric, based on the writings of Samuel Beckett.

 

 

 

 

Now available for people who can spell "Guatemalan."

 

 

 

Check out my essay on El Gueguence and Nicaraguan politics.

 

Past Syllabi

 

Theatre 211/English 245/RCHums 280 - Introduction to Theatre

MW 11:30 - 1

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

Theatre 241 – Directing I

MW 2:30 – 4:30

1435 [Studio 2] WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 321/English 443 – Theatre History I

MW 1 – 2:30

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 322/English 444 - Theatre History II

MW 3:30 - 5

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 323/English 349 - American Theatre and Drama

MW 2 – 3:30

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 325 - Contemporary American Theatre and Drama

2528 Frieze Building (syllabus and schedule)

 Theatre 399/Theatre 605/Women's Studies 340 - Lady In the Dark: Gender, Performance, Theory, and Practice

TTH 12-1:30

3532 Frieze Building (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 399 - Theatre Pedagogy

 

2433 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

Theatre 399/Theatre 605/English 407 – Postmodernism and Performance

MW 5 – 8 pm

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

Theatre 399/Theatre 605/English 407 – Devising Performance About Science

MW 3 – 4:30

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 402 - Ideas of the Theatre

MW 11-12:30

2239 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

Theatre 429 – Playwriting in Production

W 4 – 7

2439 WDC (syllabus)

 

course schedule

 

 

 

Theatre 605 - Performance Theory: Postmodernism and Performance

Graduate Seminar (syllabus)

 

Theatre 609 - Non-European Theatre: Postcolonialism, Nationalism, and Performance

Graduate Seminar (syllabus)

 

Theatre 613 - 19th and 20th Century European and U.S. Performance

Graduate Seminar (syllabus)

 

Rackham 570 - Ethnography and Performance Roundtable

 

2443 WDC/CWPS (syllabus)

 


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