Date of Award

Spring 1-6-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Maura Nguyen Donohue

Second Advisor

Blakeley White-McGuire

Academic Program Adviser

Maura Nguyen Donohue


Performing artist uses a personal and historical viewpoint as a catalyst to discuss some women's challenges in the Afropop and African entertainment by offering social, patriarchal, cultural, and sexual contexts that the writer argues construct the images, reputations, decision-making, and circumstances of Brown and Black women in the entertainment industry.

Included in

Dance Commons



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