Pinter Centre for Performance and Creative Writing People
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Robert convenes the MA Musical Theatre and the new BA Musical Theatre course and teaches in the areas of musical theatre history, dramaturgy, performance praxis and modern American drama. Robert uses a combination of teaching modes and strategies from lectures to practical workshops, being particularly interested in the use of creative practice as a way of stimulating student-centred learning.
Professor Osita Okagbue holds a BA, MA, MA and PhD in Drama and Theatre from the University of Nigeria at Nsukka, the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the University of Leeds respectively.
He has taught African Theatre, Cross Cultural Studies in Performance, Performance Theory & Practice at the universities of Nigeria at Nsukka and Plymouth at Exmouth.
At Goldsmiths he teaches African Theatre History, Postcolonial Theatre, Culture and Performance, Analytic Vocabularies, and Modernisms and Postmodernity.
Professor Helen Carr
Helen is a co-editor of the journal Women: A Cultural Review. Her research interests include American literature, particularly American poetry, women's writing, feminist and postcolonial theory, and the relation between literature and anthropology.