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MEet MArgit Edwards
Margit Edwards, Lecturer in Theatre Arts, and a Doctoral candidate in Theatre and Performance at The Graduate Center, CUNY, her research interests include 20th & 21st century Africana theatre and performance, theories of coloniality/modernity, and transcultural African dance dramaturgy. She has been a Fellow with the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and Caribbean (IRADAC) and a recipient of the Dean K. Harrison Fellowship. Ms. Edwards comes from a African diaspora dance background with her early post doctoral training in dance ethnography. Her upcoming projects include directing a play by Eisa Davis called “Bulrusher”, a black arts movement class focused on theater and performance, and is involved in a retrospective showcase of the work of poet Jane Cortez that will be showing at the Amant Foundation in Brooklyn, NY.
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