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Anthony Sparks


Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-2426
Office: KAP 462

Faculty Profile on Departmental Website


Ph.D. American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California, 8/2012
BFA Theatre, University of Southern California
M.A. American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Lecturer, Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California, 08/01/2012-05/31/2015  

Description of Research

Research Keywords

Television, Film, and Representation; Politics, Performance, and Theatre; Race, Class, and Gender in Popular Culture; African American Politics; Media Industry; Screenwriting and Television Writing; Artist-Scholarship and Critical Practice

Research Specialties

Media Industry Studies; Television & Film; Performance Studies; Theatre Studies; African American Studies; Race, Politics and Aesthetics

Honors and Awards

NAACP Image Award (Producer, Outstanding Television Drama), 2010  
NAACP Image Award (Nomination, Outstanding Writing in Television Drama), 2008  
Anna Bing Arnold Doctoral Fellowship, USC, 2004-2005  
Doolittle Associates Award, USC, 1994  
Jack Nicholson Award (USC School of Dramatic Arts), 1992-1993  
LeVar Burton Award, USC, 1991-1992  
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