Kristin Moriah is the editor of Black Writers and the Left (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013) and the co-editor of Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968-1974 (Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, 2014). Her critical work can be found in Callaloo, Theater Journal, TDR, Peer English, and Understanding Blackness Through Performance (eds. Anne Cremieux, Xavier Lemoine and Jean-Paul Rocchi, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Additional critical work is forthcoming in the Performance Studies thread of Lateral, the online journal of the Cultural Studies Association (eds. Stefanie Jones and Eero Laine). Moriah is completing a dissertation in English Literature and African American Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. She researches late 19th and early 20th century African American performance, including the circulation of African American performance within the black diaspora and its influence on the formation of national identity. Her research has been funded through grants from the Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada, the Freie Universität Berlin and the Graduate Center’s Advanced Research Collaborative. In spring 2015 she was in residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. She is currently an instructor at Hunter College, CUNY and an IRADAC Fellow.