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November
2023
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Dr Roaa Ali wins a collaborative Wallace Foundation Award

Dr Roaa Ali

Dr Roaa Ali, Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries, won a collaborative Wallace Foundation Award. Partnering with Silk Road Rising (Chicago), Roaa Ali will examine the role and impact of arts service organisations in shaping the American Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) theatre community over the last two decades.

Partnering with Silk Road Rising, Dr Roaa Ali, Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries examine the role and impact of arts service organizations in shaping the American Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) theatre community over the last two decades. 

The study will contribute to the growing body of research on historically marginalized SWANA arts service organizations and their relationship to their communities. 

Employing a cultural mapping method, the team will visually map out its networks, influence, and impact and engage in conversations with SWANA theatre makers to identify community needs and cultural resources that can be addressed by arts service organizations.

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