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Stefka Mihaylova

Associate Professor, Theatre Theory and Criticism
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Ph. D. Northwestern University
M.A. Central European University, Hungary
B.A./M.A. Sofia University, Bulgaria

Stefka Mihaylova is Associate Professor of Theatre History and Performance Theory. Her book, Viewers in Distress: Race, Gender, Religion and Avant-Garde Performance at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, was published by the University of Michigan Press in July 2023. She is the coeditor of Uncle Tom’s Cabins: The Transnational History of America’s Most Mutable Book (2018). Her research has appeared in Theatre SurveyNTQ, Contemporary Theatre Review, and book collections. She has worked as a production and literary dramaturge.

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American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR); International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR); Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC)

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