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Opening ceremony for three-day conference celebrating the life and wisdom of Anne Frank. Remarks by Drew Kahn, director of the Anne Frank Project, chair and professor of theater; Aaron Podolefsky, president of Buffalo State College; and Pedro Caban, vice provost of diversity, SUNY. [more…]
In this podcast, Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright/screenwriter Marsha Norman, whose credits include the play 'Night, Mother, the musicals The Secret Garden and The Color Purple, and teleplays for Law and Order: Criminal Intent, conducts a workshop and informal forum.
At the Symposium on Africa, faculty and guest speakers provided an overview of the current challenges and problems that the African continent has faced and continues to face. This program included the speeches "Finding Anne Frank in Rwanda: A Diary of Genocide," by Drew Kahn, associate professor, Theater Department and (keynote address) "Child Soldiers and International Humanitarian Law in Sierra Leone," by David Rosen, Professor of Anthropology and Law, Fairleigh Dickinson University. The symposium was coordinated by the African and African American Studies Interdisciplinary Unit.
George Liaros and Michelle Maiorana discuss their research, "Theatrical Set Design Goes Corporate," at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration. [more…]
Kathy Clay, Theater and Design, discusses her research, "The Tempest: The Journey," at the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration. [more…]
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, writer of Lackawanna Blues, answers questions from the public in an open forum. Excerpts include Santiago-Hudson on returning to Buffalo, the impact of Lackawanna Blues, and his plans to mount a production of the play in Buffalo next year.