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Dr. Ofosuwa M. Abiola

Associate Professor of Africana Dance & Performance History

I am currently Interim Chair and Associate professor of Dance History in the Department of Theatre Arts at Howard University. My research interests include the history of Mandinka dance systems; Africana dance and performance history; screendance; and digital humanities. 

My book: History Dances: Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance

My book: Historical Perspectives of Dance in Africa

Inaugural issue: Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre, 2019.

My book: History Dances: Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance

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