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Theatre 380: History of Theatre I: Home

This guide will help you collect resources available from the Purdue Libraries and beyond for the assignments and projects in Theatre 380: History of Theatre I

Finding Materials for Fall 2020

Due to COVID-19, students will not be able to browse the libraries' shelves for physical copies of a book. You can, however, request items found from the catalog to be available for pick up from the library of your choice. Learn more about how to place a request here.

Ask a Librarian

If you need any help as you are researching your play and topic, please visit the Ask a Librarian website. From here you can chat, email, text, or Tweet with a librarian. 

Typical chat and text hours for Fall 2020:

Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-10 PM,

Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM,

Saturday, 1 PM to 5 PM, and

Sunday, 2 PM to 10 PM.

About this research guide

This research guide will help you research the history of theatre and dramaturgy prior to the 17th century for Theatre 380. This research guide will point you to some resources--from the Purdue Libraries and beyond--to help you explore the culture, social practices, production, dramatic literature, and more for your Group Project. 

Evaluation--Libraries Session

Please take a few minutes to fill out this evaluation form after the libraries instructional session:

Evaluation form