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The Convert Resources

Audio Synopsis of The Convert

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Production

Travels, Transfers, and Enhancements

An interview with the playwright, Danai Gurira

The Convert: Important Terms

Context

The World of the The Convert: Zimbabwe in the 19th Century

Zimbabwe From The 19th Century: A Timeline

Witches in Western Literature

The Convert: An Informational PowerPoint

Context: Focus on Religion

Santeria: The Intersection of Catholicism and African Traditional Religions

19th Century Missionaries

A Timeline of Catholicism in Chicago

Catholicism 101

The First African Catholic Cardinal

Subtext

“Is Resistance Futile?:” Assimilation into Western Culture

Urban Africa

apocrypha, a poem  by Jamila Woods

Letter to my unborn daugher, a poem by Malcolm London

Checagou, a poem by Kush Thompson