When Neighbors Turn on Neighbors: Lessons for Today from the Play "Our Class"
A round-table discussion hosted by the Davis Performing Arts Center, the Theater and Performance Studies Program, the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, the Democracy and Governance and Conflict Resolution Programs, and the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) .
Panelists will use the play and the events it portrays to address wider issues of violence, prejudice and atrocities, as well as the challenging question of communal and personal responsibility in a world that still suffers from the violence and hatred visited by neighbors on neighbors.
At the table:
Daniel Brumberg, Moderator
Director of Democracy and Governance Studies, Georgetown University
Professor of Theater and Performance Studies;
Co-Founder, Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Georgetown University
Lise Morjé Howard
Associate Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University
Allen J. Kuharski
Chair of the Department of Theater, Swarthmore College
Rev. Dennis McManus
Visiting Associate Professor of Jewish Civilization
Director of the Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education
Friday, November 16 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre
37th and O St., N.W., Washington