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Performance Studies

Barbara Browning

Barbara Browning
Associate Professor, Performance Studies


Office: 721 Broadway 6FL


Ph.D., 1989; M.A., 1986; Comparative Literature, Yale University
B.A., 1983; Comparative Literature, Yale University


Major Interests: Brazil and the African diaspora; dance ethnography; race, gender and postcoloniality; fiction and performance.

Affiliations: Modern Language Association; Society of Dance History Scholars; Congress on Research in Dance; Brazilian American Studies Association.

Fellowships/Honors: Fulbright Fellow; Fellow, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; President's Award for Teaching, Princeton University; Mellon Visiting Professor, Tulane University; De La Torre Bueno Prize for Best Book in Dance