On Stage with 'On Grace':Religion, Redemption and Politics
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:00pm
Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre 37th and O St., N.W., Washington
A panel discussion featuring
Anna Deavere Smith, Actress and Playwright
Professor E.J. Dionne, Professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute
Imam Mohamed Majid, President, Islamic Society of North America
Michael D. McCurry, Former White House and State Department Spokesperson
As part of the week-long residency centered around the continued development of her work in progress 'On Grace,' Anna Deavere Smith participates in this panel discussion with Professor E.J. Dionne, Imam Mohamed Majid, and Michael D. McCurry. The panel will discuss the concept of 'grace' as it is understood by different faiths, and as it operates -- or doesn't ? in politics, and will take questions from the audience.
This symposium, which is co-sponsored by The Mortara Center for International Studies and The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, is part of a week-long residency sponsored by The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, a joint initiative of the Georgetown University Theater and Performance Studies Program and the School of Foreign Service.
The residency culminates in a March 18 staged reading of 'On Grace' in Georgetown's Gaston Hall.
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