Colonial Repercussions: Performances of No-thingness

Melissa Blanco Borelli

Melissa Blanco Borelli is a Senior Lecturer in the Drama, Theatre and Dance Department at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen (Oxford University Press, 2014) and author of She Is Cuba: A Genealogy of the Mulata Body (Oxford University Press, 2015), which won the Society of Dance History Scholars’ De La Torre Bueno Prize for best book in Dance Studies 2016. Her research combines her interests in black diasporic cultural production, popular dance on screen, film and media, feminist historiography, and Afro-Latino creative practices.

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