Roundtable Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy & Welcome Back Reception


Monday, September 11, 2017, 4:30pm


Farkas Hall 203, 10-12 Holyoke Street, Cambridge

The Owl Answers Roundtable Discussion

"With Beckett gone, Adrienne Kennedy is probably the boldest artist now writing for the theater." - Michael Feingold, Village Voice

Join Theater, Dance & Media on Monday, September 11 at 4:30pm for a Roundtable DIscussion on Adrienne Kennedy with Glenda Carpio, Professor of English and African American Studies, Harvard University; Werner Sollors, Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Research Professor of English Literature Emeritus, Harvard University; Monica White Ndounou, Associate Professor of Theater, Dartmouth University; David R. Gammons '92, Director of The Owl Answers; and Aislinn Brophy '17, Assistant Director of The Owl Answers. Moderated by Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literature and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

About Adrienne Kennedy

Award-winning playwright, lecturer, and author Adrienne Kennedy (b. 1931) is a three-time Obie-award winning playwright whose works have been widely performed and anthologized. Among her many honors are the American Academy of Arts and Letters award and the Guggenheim fellowship. In 1995-6, the Signature Theatre Company dedicated its entire season to presenting her work. She has been a visiting professor at Yale, Princeton, Brown, the University of California at Berkeley, and Harvard. She lives in New York City and was a 2016–2017 Hutchins Fellow in African American Studies. (from Harvard Review Online)