THE DEMOCRACY LAB

Research in the Humanities

University of California, Berkeley

RESEARCH AT THE INTERSECTION OF PERFORMANCE AND POLITICS

WITH A FOCUS IN THE AMERICAN HEMISPHERE

THE DEMOCRACY LAB

Research in the Humanities

University of California, Berkeley

The Democratic Paradox of the the Federal Theater Project's How Long Bretheren?

By Maxine Moss

 

Final Project: A website essay entitled, “The Democratic Paradox of the Federal Theater Project’s How Long Brethren?” Winner of the TDPS Ogden Undergraduate Essay Prize 2020. The essay examines the staging of white dancers and black singers in the 1937 performances of How Long Brethren? as problematic to the broader struggle for racial justice and democratic equality. 

 

https://spark.adobe.com/page/U01Bcr2N6fRKE/

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