Angela Ahlgren

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Position: Assistant Professor, Theatre and Film
Phone: (419) 372-2399
Email: akahlgr@bgsu.edu
Address: 215 Wolfe Center

Research and Teaching Interests:
Theater History and Performance Studies; Asian American Theater and Performance; Gender, Sexuality, and Race in Performance; Critical Dance Studies

She is the author of Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance and Cultural Politics (Oxford, 2018). Her essays appear in Contemporary Directions in Asian American Dance, edited by Yutian Wong (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016); Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture; Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings, edited by Clare Croft (Oxford, 2017); and the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism (March 2011),

Before joining the BGSU faculty, Angela held faculty positions at Texas A&M University and Ohio University. She earned her PhD in Performance as Public Practice from the University of Texas at Austin.

In the BGSU Department of Theatre & Film, Dr. Ahlgren has taught the following courses:

THFM 6610: Theater and Performance in Cultural Contexts, 1700-Present

THFM 6630: Introduction to Performance Studies

THFM 6600: Theater and Performance in Cultural Contexts, Origins-1700

THFM 7670: Staging Race in the 19th-21st Centuries

THFM 7660: Marlowe in Performance

THFM 1410: The Theatrical Experience

THFM 3470: Theater History, Origins-1700

THFM 3480: Theater History, 1700-Present

THFM 6680: Queer Performance and Theory

She also teaches MUCT 3950: Workshop (Taiko Ensemble) in the College of Musical Arts

Degrees:

PhD, Performance as Public Practice, University of Texas at Austin, 2011.

MA, English Literature, University of Minnesota, 2005.

BA, Theater Arts and English, Augsburg College, 1994.