Peer-Reviewed Publications

Twentieth Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, Entries include The Color Purple, Alice Walker and James Baldwin. Edited by Linda De Roche. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2019. Forthcoming.

How to Teach A Play: Exercises for the College Classroom, Entry includes David Mamet's Oleanna.  Edited by Miriam Chirico and Kelly Younger. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Forthcoming.

“Ernie McClintock’s Jazz Acting: A Theatre of Common Sense.” The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance, Routledge, 2018. Kathy A. Perkins, Sandra L. Richards, Renée Alexander Craft, and Thomas F. DeFrant, editors. Forthcoming.

“Primal, Pure or Something In Between?  Aida Walker, Dance and Sexuality.” Text and Presentation Journal, McFarland Publishing, 2014. Graley Herren, editor.


Conference Presentations

“Constructing the Autobiography in the Archive: Ernie McClintock (1937-2003).” Private Lives in Public Spaces: Performances of Autobiography working group, 2019, Arlington.

“Rehistoricizing the Classical Canon:  Ernie McClintock’s contemporary Black Classics.” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Micro-Histories, Macro-Stories: Reconstructing History through Theatrical Events Session, 2019, Orlando.

"To call our own names: Ernie McClintock, Freeman, and the Queer Black Power Aesthetic." Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Black Revolutionary Theatre in Boston and Beyond panel, 2018, Boston.

"Historical Memory & Community Building: Ernie McClintock's Theatre of Common Sense." Central Pennsylvania Consortium's Annual Africana Studies Conference, 2018, Lancaster.

"Secular Director, Religious Figure: Ernie McClintock & El Hajj Malik." American Society for Theatre Research, (Re)presenting Muslim Bodies of Performance working group, 2017, Atlanta.

"From Private Basements to Public Archives: Ernie McClintock's Jazz Acting Collection." American Society for Theatre Research, TLA Plenary, 2016, Minneapolis.

“Theatre of Common Sense: Ernie McClintock and Black Aesthetic(s).” African-American Arts: Activism and Aesthetics, 2016, Lewisburg.

“ ‘A chain of shackles’: Ernie McClintock, Black Masculinity and Equus.” Comparative Drama Conference, 2016, Baltimore.

“ ‘I hates myself!’  Reviving Blackface Minstrelsy in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Neighbors.”  Comparative Drama Conference, 2015, Baltimore. 

“Primal, Pure or Something In Between?  Aida Walker, Dance and Sexuality.” Comparative Drama Conference, 2014, Baltimore.

“The Iconography of Aida Overton Walker.”  American Society for Theatre Research, Dancing Sex working group, 2013, Dallas. 

“Blackface does not a Black Body Make.  Charles Gilpin, The Wooster Group, and The Emperor Jones.”   Comparative Drama Conference, 2013, Baltimore.