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English language educator

Brian Kenneth Macaskill, South African, American English language educator. Fulbright scholar, 1982.


Macaskill, Brian Kenneth was born on April 16, 1957 in Bethlehem, South Africa. Came to the United States, 1982. Son of Oswald Kenneth and Alice (Schoeman) Macaskill.


Bachelor, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1980. Bachelor with honours, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1982. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1984.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1989.


Graduate assistant Rhodes University, 1979-1982. Teaching assistant University Washington, Seattle, 1982-1984, teaching associate, 1985-1988. Assistant professor English, John Carroll University, Cleveland, since 1988.

Visiting lecturer University Cape Town, South Africa, 1992-1993. Consultant Cleveland Playhouse, 1990-1991, Karamu House, Cleveland, 1991, Dobama Theatre, Cleveland, 1991-1992. Speaker Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cleveland, 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Image and Ideology, 1991, Nadine Gordimer, 1992

    • also articles.


Discussant Station WBGU-television, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1988. Commentator educational division Cleveland Playhouse, 1990-1991. Member Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association (secretary theory section), International Association for Philosophy and Literature, African Literature Association, Society for Critical Exchange, Society for Study Narrative Literature.


Married Loraine Beauonita Lamont, June 27, 1977. Children: Dane, Morgan, Angus.

Oswald Kenneth Macaskill

Alice (Schoeman) Macaskill

Loraine Beauonita Lamont

Dane Macaskill

Morgan Macaskill

Angus Macaskill