African Performances

African Performances
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Jana Jiroušková et al.

African Performances


Mgr. Jana Jiroušková, PhD. is a historian and afrikanist. From 1990 to 1996 she studied at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University Department of History and in the years 1992 to 1998, afrikanistics and the Faculty of Arts. She got a scholarship at the University of Basel (Switzerland), where she focused on studying the effects of missions in Cameroon. Since 2004 has she worked as a curator of African collections at the National Museum - Náprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures in Prague. She undertook several study trips to Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara and Angola).

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Contents:

Introduction
Theatre Anthropology, Performance and Ritual
Rites as a Visual Self-Presentation
A World of Faces
Moroccan Summer Festivals: A New Form of National Identity in the Context of Tourism
Puppet Theatre as a Modern Means of Communication
African Theatre in the Czech Republic?
Sika Mask and Modern Czech Society
African Dance and Rhythm
List of the Major Playwrights and People Involved in African Theatre

Index

National Museum, Prague 2016, 205 x 240 mm, 151 pages, ISBN 978-80-7036-506-9