publication . Article . 2013

Have you ever considered a career in total revolution?: drama and the corporate reform of higher education.

Connolly, Roy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2013
  • Publisher: Intellect
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper examines the corporate reform of UK higher education and its implications for drama. The paper first sets out the background to this reform and its ideological reference points. It then outlines the discourse surrounding the foundation of drama in British Universities and relates this to the discourse developed several decades later by performance studies. In mapping out these areas, the paper draws attention to drama academics’ professed emphasis on rejecting commodification in favour of multiple and/or wide-ranging practices, progressive and democratic principles and a concern with the complexity of human beings. The paper argues that corporate disc...
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