Playwriting with Anthropology

Date
Oct 27, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Event Description

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is an American playwright. He won the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His plays Gloria and Everybody were finalists for the 2016 and 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama respectively. He was named a MacArthur Fellow for 2016.

MODERATOR
Dean Dolan is the Annan Professor in English, and a professor of theatre studies in the Lewis Center for the Arts. She served for six years as the director of Princeton’s Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and is a faculty affiliate of the Program in American Studies. She holds a PhD in performance studies from New York University.
João Biehl is Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Brazil LAB at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.

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