Scholarship

Making Connections Journal

I worked with Dr. Greg Goodman and the Frederick Douglass Institute to edit and produce this specially themed edition on August Wilson, released in the fall of 2014:

Frederick Douglass Institute: Making Connections Journal Fall 2014

 

American Literature Association

I put this slide show together as part of a panel discussion at the American Literature Association annual conference in 2013: 

August Wilson and the Theater of Engagement

 

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography on August Wilson Fall 2014

 

Contributed Articles

Building Troy Maxson in August Wilson’s Fences by Afaa Weaver

August Wilson’s Spectacle Characters by Jim Shea

The Struggle for Power in August Wilson’s Plays by Toni Arnold

Translating Pictures into Words Romare Bearden’s Influence on August Wilson by Andrea Allinger

The Souls of Black Folk Adrift in August Wilson by Stephanie Larkin

The Search for Black Identity by Meredith Kiffer

The Past Informing the Present in August Wilson’s Plays by Nick Roman

The Emergence of a New Female Archetype in 20th Century Drama by Kelly Crowe

Nomos, Mysticism and Power Objects in August Wilson by Marian Wolbers

Dreams of Autonomy by Nizar Hermes

 

Letters to the Website

Letters to the August Wilson Website (2003-2009)

Is August Wilson Racist?

 

Article Reproduced with Permission

August Wilson versus Robert Brustein by Simon Saltzman and Nicole Plett