Shannon Jackson

Shannon Jackson

Title
Professor of Rhetoric
Department
Dept of Rhetoric
Phone
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
Research Description

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 the News

July 22, 2011

No artist is an island, says faculty author Shannon Jackson

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

In the News

July 22, 2011

No artist is an island, says faculty author Shannon Jackson

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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