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Articles in Field Journals
"The Jim Crow Global South," Theatre Journal, vol. 72, no. 4 (December 2020): 443-67; special issue on "Africa and the Global South."
Written up by Professor Brian Eugenio Herrera: "Hoxworth charts the transoceanic “relays” of early blackface minstrelsy between performance sites in the antebellum United States, imperial Britain, and colonial South Africa, thereby prompting a powerful — and possibly field-reorienting — reassessment of minstrelsy’s myriad beginnings. It’s a remarkable essay, expertly researched and captivatingly argued… Seek it out."
"Football Fantasies: Neoliberal Habitus, Racial Governmentality, and National Spectacle," American Quarterly, vol. 72, no. 1 (March 2020): 155-179.
Included on The Syllabus "Best of Academic Articles" list for the week of April 10-17, 2020.
"Minstrel Scandals; or, the Restorative White Properties of Blackface." TDR: The Drama Review, vol. 63, no. 3 (2019): 8-19.
Cited in Foreign Policy article, "Trudeau Won't Wash Off His Blackface Scandal."
"The Many Racial Effigies of Sara Baartman." Theatre Survey, vol. 58, no. 3 (2017): 275-299.
Recipient of the 2018 Errol Hill Award in recognition of outstanding scholarship in African American theater, drama, and/or performance studies, as demonstrated in the form of a published book-length project (monograph or essay collection) or scholarly article.
Cited in Karlien Van der Schyff, "Beyond the 'Baartman Trope': Representations of Black Women's Bodies from Early South African Proto-nationalisms to Postapartheid Nationalisms," PhD Dissertation, University of Cape Town, 2018; Annemi Conradie, "Africa-Lite: Cultural Appropriation and Commodification of Historic Blackness in Post-Apartheid Fabric and Décor Design," PhD Dissertation, Stellenbosch University, 2019.
"Strains of the Enlightenment: Making Belief in American Secularism and African Difference in The Book of Mormon." Modern Drama , vol. 60, no. 3 (2017): 364-386.
Cited in Daviked K. Sauer and Geoffrey Sauer, "Drama," American Literary Scholarship: An Annual, 2017 , vol. 1 (2019): 371-393; Megan Sanborn Jones, "Mormon Performance/Performing Mormonism: At the Intersection of Mormon, Theatre, and Performance Studies," Mormon Studies Review, vol. 8 (2021): 79-92.
"Haunted City: Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia by Christian DuComb." Modern Drama, vol. 61, no. 4 (2018): 591-594.
"Coloring Whiteness: Acts of Critique in Black Performance by Faedra Chatard Carpenter." Contemporary Theatre Review, vol. 28, no. 1 (2018): 137-138.
"Burnt Cork: Traditions and Legacies of Blackface Minstrelsy, edited by Stephen Johnson." Theatre Survey, vol. 56, no. 2 (2015): 236-238.
"Disastronautics" by Jon McKenzie and Ralo Mayer, Performance Research, vol. 19, no. 3 (2014): 112-113.
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"Transoceanic Blackface, Imperial Whiteness: Performing 'Race' in the Global Nineteenth Century." PhD Dissertation, Stanford University, 2017.
"Tour(ist)ing Post-Apartheid South African Theatre: The Works of Brett Bailey, Yael Farber, and Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom in (Inter)National Production." MA Thesis, University of Pittsburgh, 2012.