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Theater (2003) 33 (1): 29–43.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Framji Minwalla © 2003 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2003 Framji Minwalla Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul Staging History in a Post-Colonial World Nations, like narratives, lose their origins in the myths of time and only fully realize their horizons...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 104–110.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Henriëtte Rietveld 104 Henriëtte Rietveld Colonialism Rescaled Ons Wereldrijk (Our Empire) Hotel Modern Theater Rotterdam, Netherlands December 2019 On February 25, 1605, Steven van der Hagen, first admiral of the Dutch East India Company, landed on Ambon, one of the Maluku Islands in Eastern...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 116–136.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Suely Rolnik In this article, Suely Rolnik positions the curator in the context of integrated worldwide capitalism, suggesting that the “colonial-capitalistic unconscious” tends to drive practices of curation across the globe. She highlights two different curatorial vectors and how these approaches...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 101–115.
Published: 01 February 2017
...André Lepecki In a talk originally presented at the 2015 Munich conference for the “Show Me a World” project, scholar André Lepecki, drawing from postcolonial theory and critical black studies, puts forth a critique of the colonial tendencies within curatorial practice and the art system. Lepecki...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 29–47.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Jacob Gallagher-Ross Jacob Gallagher-Ross reviews Deanna Bowen’s God of Gods: A Canadian Play , an art exhibition that investigates and departs from the legacy of a modernist Canadian production of the same name. He examines Bowen’s critique of the legacies of settler colonialism and the influence...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 February 2024
... lecture/performance Collective Dancing to Stay Alive. This lecture is configured as an incarnated historiography of works created by Latin American female artists and intellectuals who discussed patriarchy, coloniality, violence, and female loneliness. Incarnate historiography is a concept I developed...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 67–83.
Published: 01 November 2008
... for controlling and censoring theater. The Censorship Board was instituted during the colonial era in 1967 under the Censorship and Entertainment Control Act 1 Chapter 10:04. Although this legislation explicitly spells out its intention to deal with obscenity, nudity, immorality, blasphemy...
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Theater (1990) 21 (1_and_2): 99–101.
Published: 01 February 1990
...- tions onto indigenous African ritual, colonial elite, who wanted to deny the Faces of African Independence: Three Ngugi ignored all imported artists but perpetuation of the colonial system. Plays by Oyono-Mbia and Seydou Ba- the granddaddy of revolutionary theater Ngugi was imprisoned until...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 71–87.
Published: 01 November 2019
...; racial adusei- poku 74 mixing was forbidden in Germany since it created vicious consequences, as State Sec- retary for the Colonies, Wilhelm Solf, pro- claimed in 1912, during the Reichstag Debate on the 12th of May entitled The Question of Mongrels. Solf explained that this ques- tion is less one...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 139–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
... revolves around a number of endemic issues, from exorbitant tuition fees to a curriculum that remains, for the most part, trapped in the colonial paradigm. The 2015 protests first gained prominence when University of Cape Town student Chumani Maxwele threw excrement at the statue of Cecil John...
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Theater (2023) 53 (3): 4–21.
Published: 01 November 2023
... suggest that cats stand as historical witnesses to catastrophes that render visible the entanglement of colonial subjugation of animals, women, queers, and racialized and previously colonized subjects in the region. My provocation here is not to engage cats or catastrophe metaphorically. Consider one...
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Theater (2023) 53 (3): vi–3.
Published: 01 November 2023
... meal. Many people assume that mafé meat in a rich peanut sauce with tomato and spices is a traditional West African dish, but in fact, some of us learned, it came to Mali and Senegal only in the twentieth century, when Europe s colonial enterprises needed to encourage peanut production. The recipe...
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Theater (1978) 9 (3): 75–81.
Published: 01 November 1978
... of this struggle are most The dominated society is then subjected to adopted visions of the universe: thew have conspicuous in nations where a colonial...
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Theater (2015) 45 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2015
... by colonial occupiers were exhibited for popular entertainment. Exhibit B’s cast consists primar- ily of black and coloured South African performers, all of whom display statements explaining why they wanted to participate in the project; Brett Bailey, the production’s director (and the company’s...
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Theater (2015) 45 (3): 3–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... unusual by colonial occupiers were exhibited for popular entertainment. Exhibit B’s cast consists primar- ily of black and coloured South African performers, all of whom display statements explaining why they wanted to participate in the project; Brett Bailey, the production’s director...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ourselves from contradictory impingements, brought on by con- Ÿicting vectors that have created, now create, and sustain our settler- colonial condition, what of this fantasy of freedom? Let s remember a bedrock (links to settle). The activa- tion of a promissory note, the call to pay up on debts created...
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Theater (1994) 25 (2): 56–66.
Published: 01 May 1994
... on a map of collective sor- row, spaces emptied of any meaning beyond the unrepresentableevents that once took place there. No one has more painstakingly attempted to explore the negative geography of the post- colonial, post-atomic era than Marguerite Duras, starting with her 1950 novel...
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Theater (1990) 21 (1_and_2): 10–16.
Published: 01 February 1990
... as merely colonies. a grand gesture of national complaisancy. The rousing com- Broadly or obliquely these protests hint at another way of 11 understanding the theatricalization process...
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Theater (2023) 53 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Fúria will continuously move across the space. As the dancers go 104 productions and events from one corner of the stage to the next, they critically recreate a succession of familiar colonial images. Fúria echoes Brazilian modernist Oswald de Andrade s 1928 Cannibalist Manifesto. As I have explained...
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Theater (1976) 8 (1): 6–10.
Published: 01 February 1976
.... The Mwondo Theatre of Zaire that John Povey de- scribes is also a product of its special culture, but has managed to steer a path between the two extremes some- times associated with African drama-the traditional folk play and the colonial literary play. Povey’s vivid account of their work...