In the Media
“Invisible Man” comes to the stage ›
WGBH, January 11, 2013Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute, appeared on the WGBH program “Basic Black” this weekend to discuss the Huntington Theatre’s new production of Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man.”
Houston burns bright in ‘Sparkle’ remake ›
Bay State Banner, August 24, 2012Barbara Lewis, director of the Trotter Institute at UMass Boston, authored this article reviewing the recently released remake of the film Sparkle.
“What Happened in Boston, Willie”: Reviews of Current Productions ›
The Mirror, July 30, 2012Barbara Lewis, director of the Trotter Institute, authored this review of a performance of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Breaking Through the Bottleneck: Theater Makers in the Black Community Congregate to Change Dynamics ›
HowlRound, July 26, 2012Article on a meeting of theater makers in the black community mentions that Barbara Lewis, director of the Trotter Institute, was in attendance.
The enduring legacy of black theater: "The Amen Corner" ›
Bay State Banner, June 28, 2012Article on The Amen Corner, a play staged by the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture at UMass Boston that brought awareness and praise to black theater.
Federal guidelines to close achievement gap not met ›
Bay State Banner, June 07, 2012Kenneth J. Cooper, research assistant at the Trotter Institute, authored this article on data that shows Boston schools are out of compliance with an outstanding federal court order that 25 percent of teachers should be black, although the system is meeting a related mandate that 35 percent be minority.