Staged Reading of Waiting for Giovanni: A Dream Play by Jewelle Gomez


Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:00pm


Farkas Hall, Room 203, 12 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138


Jewelle GomezThe reading will be at Farkas Hall, Room 203, at 5pm on Thursday, April 6, and will be directed by Monica White Ndounou, Associate Professor of Drama and Dance at Tufts University.  The reading is free and open to all.

The play reading will be followed by a short panel discussion, moderated by Robin Bernstein, featuring Glenda Carpio, Monica White Ndounou, and Linda Schlossberg.  Following the panel, Jewelle Gomez will offer a brief response.

Jewelle Gomez is an acclaimed activist, author, and playwright. She is the recipient of a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; two California Arts Council fellowships; an Individual Artist Commission from the San Francisco Arts Commission; and two Lambda Awards. She has served on literature panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council and the California Arts Council. She is on the founding board of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

This event is sponsored by The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality; the Department of African and African American Studies; the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research; the Project on Race and Gender in Science and Medicine at the Hutchins Center; and Theater, Dance and Media.