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Joshua Williams

Joshua Williams is a writer, director, translator and PhD Candidate in Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His research and creative interests include African theatre and performance, animals and animality on stage, and theatre history / theatre as history. His articles and essays have appeared in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, the Johannesburg Salon, ASTR Online, Africa is a Country, Hippocampus, and Blunderbuss. For more information, visit jdmwilliams.com

Puppets and Politics in South Africa
Essay

Puppets and Politics in South Africa

29 January 2016

Josh Williams discusses the Barrydale Reconciliation Day Puppet Parade and its socio-political impact in contemporary South Africa.