Ofosuwa Abiola

Areas of Research


Dr. Ofosuwa Abiola is Associate Dean, and Associate Professor in the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts at Howard University. She received her Ph.D. in History from Howard University, and her research interests are African and African Diaspora dance and performance history. Dr. Abiola has written several books including, History Dances: Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance; Historical Perspectives on Dance in Africa; and her latest book, Fire Under My Feet: History, Race and Agency in African Diaspora Dance.

Book Publications
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