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NOTES FROM THE FIELD

Urgent and inspiring, Notes from the Field outlines the civil rights crisis currently erupting at the intersection between America’s education system and its mass incarceration epidemic.

  • Goucher College

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00pm
    Towson, MD

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Upcoming Talks And Appearances

Playwright, actor, and professor Anna Deavere Smith uses her singular brand of theatre to highlight issues of community, character, and diversity in America. The MacArthur Foundation honored Smith with the “Genius” Fellowship for creating “a new form of theatre — a blend of theatrical art, social commentary, journalism, and intimate reverie.”

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  • Presentation

    Monday, March 27, 2017 at 4:30pm
    UMass Amherst
    Amherst, MA

  • Thought Leader Speaker

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    National Council for Behavioral Health
    Seattle, WA

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  • Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition

    Thursday April 6, 2017
    Stockton University
    Galloway, NJ

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  • Receiving the 2017 George Polk Career Award

    Friday April 7, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
    The Roosevelt Hotel
    New York, NY

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  • Reclaiming Grace in the Face of Adversity

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:30pm
    Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University
    Erie, PA

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  • Receiving the Ridenhour Courage Prize

    April 19, 2017

  • Leon Forrest Lecture

    Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM
    Galvin Recital Hall, Northwestern University
    Evanston, IL

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  • Honored at Brooklyn Public Library Gala

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:30 PM
    Brooklyn Public Library
    Brooklyn, NY

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  • Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition

    Sunday, April 30, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
    Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, Wilkes University
    Wilkes-Barre, PA

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  • Speaking at Loyola Marymount Commencement

    Saturday, May 6, 2017
    Loyala Marymount University
    Los Angeles, CA

  • Honored at John Jay Gala

    Monday, May 8, 2017
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    New York, NY

  • Receiving Ann Richards Legacy Award

    Friday, May 12, 2017 @ 6:30pm
    Four Seasons Hotel
    Austin, TX

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  • Speaking at Maryland Institute College of Art Commencement

    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Maryland Institute College of Art
    Baltimore, MD

  • Receiving Honorary Degree at Swarthmore

    Sunday, May 21, 2017
    Swarthmore College
    Swarthmore, PA

  • Notes From the Field: Community Perspectives

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
    Wisconsin Philanthropy Network
    Milwaukee, WI

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  • Speaking at Dartmouth Commencement

    Sunday, June 11, 2017 @ 9:30 AM
    Dartmouth College
    Hanover, NH

  • Omega Women's Leadership Center Program: Women & Power Retreat

    Friday, October 6, 2017
    Rhinebeck, NY

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ANNA DEAVERE SMITH
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Anna Deavere Smith is the founder and director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University. The IACD creates a meeting place for artists, scholars, and audiences to exchange ideas and generate new work.

 

As producing organization, the IACD supports artists whose works address the world’s most pressing problems.

 

Follow the IACD on Twitter.  @IACDnyu

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