Department Colloquium: Christina McMahon

Fine Arts Building Room 53
Dr. Christina McMahon, Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of California-Santa Barbara, will give a talk on "Postcolonial Circulations of Trauma: Re-Writing Racial Histories in Cape Verde and Angola."

Dr. McMahon first book, Recasting Transnationalism through Performance: Theatre Festivals in Cape Verde, Mozambique, and Brazil, was recently published by Palgrave Macmillan in the award-winning "Studies in International Performance" series. She has published articles in Theatre Survey, Theatre Research International, Theatre History Studies, the Luso-Brazilian Review, and Latin American Theatre Review. She is a past recipient of the IFTR New Scholar's Prize (2007) and a Fulbright-Hays grant.

Broadly speaking, her research interests encompass race and representation, African theater and performance studies, postcolonialism in the Lusophone world, globalization, ethnography, and gender and sexuality in performance. Her current book project focuses on best practices for teaching and producing African theatre in the West.
  • Friday, March 25, 2016 at 12:20 pm