Rebecca Jackson is a PhD candidate in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies at the University of Georgia. She is a critical ethnographer specializing in American heritage performances and commemorations. Her dissertation, Performing Legacies and Subversions of White Supremacy: Co-performance, Commemoration, and Cultural Identity in the Post-Civil War United States, is being defended March 30, 2023. After graduation, she will begin working on her next essay examining new artifacts of public lynchings and public lynching as co-performance, building off of Harvey Young’s conception of the Black body as souvenir.

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