Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston is Assistant Professor of Theatre at York University in Toronto and a founding director of the Centre for Imaginative Ethnography. Her research interests include migration, race/ethnicity, imaginative and performance ethnography, ethnographic storytelling, political/activist theatre, the Roma people, socialism/postsocialism, ageing, violence and terrorism. She has developed performance ethnography projects with Roma minorities in Poland, Nazi-Holocaust survivors in Poland and Canada, and low-income residents in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Her articles have appeared in Text and Performance Quarterly, Anthropologica, Canadian Theatre Review, and Social Science & Medicine. Her book, Staging Strife (2010), is co-winner of the 2011 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Outstanding Qualitative Book Award and the Canadian Association for Theatre Research Ann Saddlemyer Book Prize.