Newstok and Thompson,

SCOTT L. NEWSTOK is Associate Professor of English at Rhodes College, where he organized the 2008 symposium on Macbeth and African-American culture. He has edited Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare (2007), and has published a study of the rhetoric of English epitaphs, Quoting Death in Early Modern England: The Poetics of Epitaphs Beyond the Tomb (Palgrave, 2009). AYANNA THOMPSON is Associate Professor of English, and an affiliate faculty in Women & Gender Studies and Film & Media Studies at Arizona State University. She is author of Performing Race and Torture on the Early Modern Stage (2008), and the editor of Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance (2006). Her new book on Shakespeare and race, called Passing Strange, is forthcoming from Oxford.

On Rorotoko:

On their co-edited book Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance
(Our Cover Feature of December 26, 2010)