Awam Amkpa

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

Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
Email: aa67@nyu.edu
Education: BA Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); MA Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); PhD Bristol University

Research Areas: modernisms in theater, postcolonial theater, Black Atlantic films


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.

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