Marissa Fenley, January 15

The 20th/21st Century Workshop and the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop are pleased to welcome:

Marissa Fenley

Ph.D Candidate in English, University of Chicago

John W. Cooper’s Minstrel Ventriloquism and the Politics of the Color-line Barbershop

On Wednesday, January 15 from 4:30-6:00pm in Logan 603 

This workshop is co-sponsored with the Theater and Performance Studies workshop. Please note the irregular time and location.

with respondent Tina Post, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow of English, University of Chicago

There will be no pre-circulated paper for the event. However, an abstract for the presentation is available here.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett ( and Zachary Hope (

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