Visiting Professor of Theatre and Culture
|Sarah Lawrence College
University of Chicago
University of Minnesota
Teaching and Research
- Comparative studies and discourse in society
- Sensitivity training
- Artistic programming
- Post-colonial theory and creative writing
Select commissions for Penumbra Theatre Company:
“‘Your Blood Ain’t Redder Than Mine:’ Hybridity, Legacy and the Creation of America”
“Sexing the Script: Cultural Voyeurism and the Making of Identity in Colonial Europe”
“Gun Violence and Gang Bangers: Galvanizing a Neighborhood”
“What Music Can Move: Rhythm, Blues and Resistance in Get Ready”
“The Heart of the Matter: Black Women at the Center of Blue”
“The Birth of a People: Spirit, Self and God in August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean”
“An American Haint: The Living Legacy of Slavery in the United States”
“The College Game: Recruitment and Urban Education”
“Handle the Scandal: Race and the Elite College Athlete”
“Never to Forget: Legacy, Culture and Continuity in August Wilson’s Radio Golf”
“A Family Portrait: Fifty Years of the American Dream, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun”
“Priming the Poetry of Revolution: Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity”
“Strangers in a Strange Land: The Making of an American Identity”
“An American Legend: August Wilson’s Fences”
“Sexy Beasts: Race, Sex and Violence in the Eighteenth Century French Empire.” MA thesis, University of Chicago.
“The Linguistic Mirror: Methodologies for the Study of Race in Contemporary America.” BA thesis, Sarah Lawrence College.
2005 and 2006 Many Voices Fellow
Many Voices Fellowships, The Playwright’s Center, Minneapolis, Minn.
The Alexina Project
Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.