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Awam Ampka, Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies, Arts and Humanities, NYUNY

Awam Amkpa

Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies, Arts and Humanities

Affiliation: NYU New York

Biography

B.A. Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); M.A. Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); Ph.D. Bristol University

Awam Amkpa is the author of Theatre and Postcolonial Desires (Routledge, 2003). He is director of film documentaries and curator of photographic exhibitions and film festivals. Amkpa has written several articles on representations in Africa and its diasporas, representations, and modernisms in theatre, postcolonial theatre, and Black Atlantic films.