The George Eastman Visiting Professor, Anna Deavere Smith, will be in conversation with Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr on 15 November at 5.30pm at the Mary Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine’s College. Professor Smith is a Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright and actor, and she currently teaches at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Professor Smith's plays include Fires In the Mirror, Twilight: Los Angeles (a text studied by our students), House Arrest, and Let Me Down Easy. Twilight: Los Angeles was nominated for two Tony Awards. Fires in the Mirror was runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize. Her acting roles include playing Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing, Gloria Akalitus in Nurse Jackie and Tina Krissman on the Shonda Rhimes-produced series For the People.
All welcome. No booking required - seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.