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The Racial Other: Stereotypes in Rogers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

Semester: Fall 2021

Presentation description

I found patterns in American musical theatre concerning representations of racial stereotypes. I researched and catalogued old newspapers and discovered trends in the portrayal of different characters in relation to their race and ethnicity and categorized and defined these trends as caricatures.

Presenter Name: Brynn Staker
Presentation Type: Oral
Presentation Format: Virtual
Presentation #1
College: Fine Arts
School / Department: Music
Research Mentor: Elizabeth Craft