Book Reviews

“Butting Out: Reading Resistive Choreographies Through Works By Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Chandralekha” by Ananya Chatterjea. Project MUSE

“Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement” by Andre’ Lepecki. Project MUSE

“Contemporary Black British Playwrights: Margins to Mainstream” by Lynette Goddard. CHOICE, April 2016

“Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-era African American Performance” by Stephanie Leigh Batiste. CHOICE, May 2013

“Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship” by Yvonne Daniel. CHOICE, August 2012

“The Problem of the Color(blind): Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance” by Brandi Wilkins Catanese. CHOICE, April 2012

“Hip Hop’s Inheritance: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement” by Reiland Rabaka. CHOICE, March 2012

“Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body” by Harvey Young. CHOICE, November 2011

“Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation” edited by Barbara A. Baker. CHOICE, April 2011

“Urban Bush Women: Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out” by Nadine George-Graves. CHOICE, January 2011

“East African Hip Hop: Youth Culture and Globalization” by Mwenda Ntarangwi. CHOICE, June 2010

“The Dance of Politics: Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi” by Lisa Gilman. CHOICE, February 2010

“The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance” by Shane Vogel. CHOICE, January 2010

“Black Dance in London, 1730-1850: Innovation, Tradition and Resistance” by Rodreguez King-Dorset. CHOICE, September 2009

“Jump for Joy: Jazz, Basketball, and Black Culture in 1930s America” by Gena Caponi-Tabery. CHOICE, April 2009

“Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and Dramas of the African Diaspora” by Barbara Goff and Michael Simpson. CHOICE, 2008

“The Performance Arts in Africa: A Reader” by Frances Harding. Dance Research Journal, Summer 2008

“Waltzing in the Dark: African American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era” by Brenda Dixon Gottschild. Dance Research Journal, Winter 2001/02

“Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World” by Dale Cockrell; “Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy” edited by Annemarie Bean, James V. Hatch, and Brooks McNamera; “Resistance, Parody, and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre, 1895-1910” by David Krasner. The MIT Press, Autumn 2000