Shannon Jackson
Professor of Rhetoric
Department of Rhetoric
ucb_arts@berkeley.edu
510-642-3895

Research Expertise and Interest

rhetoric, performance studies, American studies, 20th century art movements and critical theory, local culture and intercultural citizenship in turn-of-the-century United States, history and theory of theatre and performance art

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Shannon Jackson's research interests include American studies, performance Studies, 20th century art movements and critical theory, local culture and intercultural citizenship at the turn-of-the-century in the United States, the history and theory of theatre and performance art, the history and theory of the modern university, and the study and practice of oral performance and narrative.

In Research News

July 22, 2011

Art that looks directly at the institutions that, for better or for worse, surround and support our lives is the subject of a new book, “Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics,” by Shannon Jackson, professor of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

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