Awam Amkpa

Dean of Arts and Humanities, Program Head of Film and New Media, Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis 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 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.

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