Daniel Kodzo Avorgbedor

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Daniel Kodzo Avorgbedor is currently on a post-retirement teaching and research contract at the Institute of African Studies and in the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon. Major research and teaching areas include performance theories, African Diaspora studies, and rural-urban dynamics in reconstructing Ewe cultural and musical identities. In addition to frequent international speaking engagements, Dr. Avorgbedor has published essays in several journals and entries in encyclopedias and was the editor of The Interrelatedness of Music, Religion, and Ritual in African Performance Practice, 2003.