Tag Archives: Cultures

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible (Sexual Cultures)

Articulates the role black theatricality played in the radical energy of the sixties Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left illustrates the black political ideas that radicalized the artistic endeavors of musicians, playwrights, and actors beginning in the 1960s.  These ideas paved the way for imaginative models for social transformation through performance. Using the notion of… Read More »

Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance (Sexual Cultures)

How black women have personified art,expression,identity, and freedom through performance Winner, 2016 William Sanders Scarborough Prize, presented by the Modern Language Association for an outstanding scholarly study of African American literature or culture Winner, 2016 Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research in Theatre History, presented by the American Society for Theatre Research Winner, 2016 Errol… Read More »