Program Head, Film and New Media, Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis
Affiliation: NYU New York
Education: BA Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); MA Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); PhD Bristol University
Research Areas: modernisms in film and theater, postcolonial film and theater, Black Atlantic films and theater, visual arts
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 theater, postcolonial theater, and Black Atlantic films.