Professor Anna Deavere Smith in conversation with Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Please note the change of venue to St Catherine's College, Oxford (Mary Sunley Lecture Theatre)

The George Eastman Visiting Professor, Anna Deavere Smith, will be in conversation with Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr on 15 November at 5.30pm at the Mary Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine’s College, Oxford. Professor Smith is a Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright and actor, and she currently teaches at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Professor Smith’s plays include Fires In the Mirror, Twilight: Los Angeles (a text studied by our students), House Arrest, and Let Me Down Easy. Twilight: Los Angeles was nominated for two Tony Awards. Fires in the Mirror was runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize. Her acting roles include playing Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing, Gloria Akalitus in Nurse Jackie and Tina Krissman on the Shonda Rhimes-produced series For the People.

All welcome. No booking required – seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.