Vincent Ogoti Earns IRIS Fieldwork Award

Ph.D. student Vincent Ogoti has received a Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award provided by the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS).

Ogoti plans to conduct fieldwork in Kenya, to include interviews with Kenyan theatre practitioners, archival research, and attendance of Kenya Drama Festivals in 2021. His study, “Performing Violence in Kenya,” examines how theatre practitioners make sense of violence, and how they represent violence in their works.