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Grace Adinku

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Grace Adinku’s works are concerned with identifying the crossroads between performance, and cultural studies-tracking, decoupling and questioning political, economic and socio-cultural asymmetry narrativized in visual, literary, cultural and performance texts. She has scholarly publications inside Matau: Journal for African Culture and Society, Nollywood: Issues and Perspectives on Nigerian Cinema; The PARNASSUS… University of Uyo Journal of Cultural Research; The Performer: Ilorin Journal of the Performing Arts; European American Journals of art and Journal of Arts and design studies; Ibadan Journal of Theatre Arts (IJOTA); Journal of Arts and Design Studies (IISTE). She earned her Ph.D in African Art and Culture from Kwame Nkurumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. She received a Master of Performance Studies from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; Master of Theatre Arts and Bachelor Arts degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Areas of Research/Interest

Black/Race representations in cinema; African Culture, Festival, Art and Performance; Cloths, Costumes, Make-up and Performance; Pre-colonial and 20th-21st Century Postcolonial Anglophone Theatre and Performance.