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Lecture: Hope in the Midst of Despair: James Baldwin's Blue for Mister Charlie

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Modlin Center for the Arts, Actor/Director Lab
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As part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts, the Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes Dr. Soyica Colbert.

Soyica Colbert is an Associate Professor of African American Studies and Theater and Performance Studies at Georgetown University. She is the author of The African American Theatrical Body: Reception, Performance and the Stage and editor of the Black Performance special issue of African American Review. She has published articles and reviews on James Baldwin, Alice Childress, August Wilson, Lynn Nottage, Katori Hall, and Suzan-Lori Parks in African American Review, Theater Journal, Boundary 2, South Atlantic Quarterly, and Theater Topics.

Dr. Colbert will lecture on James Baldwin's play Blues for Mister Charlie, which will presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance in April.

Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. First come, first served.

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