“Theatre is Not Part of our [African] Vocabulary”: Performance Practices in South Africa and Beyond

Loren Kruger is the author of several books including Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing and Building Johannesburg (Oxford University Press) and Post-Imperial Brecht (Cambridge University Press), which won the Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Study awarded by the MLA. She teaches Comparative and English Literature, and Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Chicago, where she is also affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture.

Sponsored by Center for the Humanities, Comparative Literature/ Folklore Studies, African Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Theater Studies

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