Tuesday, January 7, 2014

University of Texas Ph.D. Student Dotun Ayobade Receives Award for Paper on Stand-up Comedy in Nigeria

Dotun Ayobade (via University of Texas)
From the Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Texas:

A round of applause for Performance as Public Practice PhD student Dotun Ayobade, who was awarded the Ken Lohrentz Graduate Paper Award from the Mid-Atlantic Association of African Studies (MAAAS)!

Dotun presented his paper,
Playing a Race Where There is No Race: Standup Comedy and Performing Race in Post-Colonial Nigeria, at the MAAAS conference in September. Congratulations, Dotun, on your well-deserved recognition!

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