Professor Martin Orkin

Shakespeare, African Theatre,Theory, Theatre and Cultural Theory
Tel 2715
Direct line: 3275
Home Tel: 04-6390526
e-mail address: m.orkin@research. haifa.ac.il




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Professor Martin Orkin holds degrees from The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and from the University of London. He taught at the University of Natal, Durban, and The University of the Witwatersrand before he joined the University of Haifa, where he teaches in the Departments of Theatre and English. Orkin is the author of Shakespeare Against Apartheid, (Craighall: Ad. Donker, 1987), Drama and the South African State, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1991) as well as many articles on topics to do with early modern drama and cultural studies, e.g., proverbial allusions in Shakespeare, The Politics of Editing the Shakespeare Text in South Africa, The Tempest in the context of the post-1994 South African academic scene. He edited At The Junction, a collection of four plays by the Junction Avenue Theatre Company, one of South Africa's best known and most successful workshop theatre groups. With Ania Loomba he has edited Post-Colonial Shakespeares, (London and New York: Routledge). Since 2000 he is the Head of the Department of Theatre, University of Haifa, and is in charge of the preparatory committee working out the program for advanced studies at the Department of Theatre.



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Postcolonial Shakespeares

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