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PAPER – Theater: Engaging in Critical Thinking about Social Justice

By February 18, 2021News Items, Published Papers

“Political art can educate, evoke emotions, expose relationships of unequal power, and remind people that working towards social change involves a lifelong commitment. In a time when the value of community arts is questioned, this research provides evidence that the cultural and political impacts of socially engaged art should not be underestimated by funding bodies and government organizations” Read the overview here

Original Citation – Maxwell, C. & Sonn, C. (2020). The Performative is Political: Using Counter‐Storytelling through Theater to Create Spaces for Implicated Witnessing. The American Journal of Community Psychology. Early View. https://doi/10.1002/ajcp.12493