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Race and Ethnicity

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Viewers in Distress

Race, Gender, Religion, and Avant-Garde Performance at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

The changing politics of reception, and how rebellious spectators are redefining the avant-garde

Made-Up Asians

Yellowface During the Exclusion Era

Why and how Asian characters have been represented by non-Asian actors on stage and screen

Uncle Tom's Cabins

The Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book

Explores the many ways this mid-nineteenth-century U.S. bestseller functions as world literature and enduring icon

Performing the Intercultural City

Explores how theater in Toronto, the world’s most multicultural city, vibrantly reflects its diversity and cultural makeup

Haunted City

Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia

Traces the deep roots of Philadelphia’s annual Mummers Parade and the city’s history of blackface masking and other forms of racial impersonation


Sounding Like a No-No

Queer Sounds and Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era

Black popular music and offbeat performance, from Eartha Kitt to Meshell Ndegeocello

No Safe Spaces

Re-casting Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in American Theater

Explores fifty years of non-traditional casting practices on the American stage and the questions of cultural identity that they have raised

The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry

Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

Ed Bullins

Twelve Plays and Selected Writings

Collecting works by one of the most influential playwrights of the Black Arts Movement of the 60s and 70s

Black Cultural Traffic

Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture

Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics