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Mario LaMothe is a performance artist, curator, and oral historian. He is also Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Anthropology at the University of Illinois-Chicago. His research focuses on Haitian contemporary dance, queer Haitian performances, and decolonial ethnographic methods. His writing is featured in a number of peer-reviewed and commercial publications. Mario received a doctorate in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.
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Oral history is an iterative process. In keeping with oral history values of anti-fixity, interviewees will have an opportunity to add, annotate and reflect upon their lives and interviews in perpetuity. Talking back to the archive is a form of “shared authority.”