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Conflict, Justice & Hope: A Theatrical Presentation & Discussion



On Monday, November 9, the University of Maryland School of Public Policy's

Saul I. Stern Professorship of Civic Engagement hosted members of the Mosaic Theater Company as they performed excerpts from the play Unexplored Interior (This is Rwanda: The Beginning and End of the Earth).

SCENES FROM AN

EPIC NEW PLAY

Actors from the cast of Mosaic Theater Company’sUnexplored Interior (This is Rwanda: The Beginning and End of the Earth) perform excerpts framed by commentary from the playwright.

Experts on conflict and transitional justice, Professor David Crocker Senior Research Scholar in the School of Public Policy, and Katherine Wood, Independent Consultant on the Arts and International Affairs, reflect on lessons and possibilities of post-conflict reconciliation and reconstruction.

Inaugurating “Conflict, Identity and Migration: An Artistic-Academic Series” co-sponsored by UMD School of Public Policy, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies and Mosaic Theater Company of DC.


FEATURING:

Jay O. Sanders, Playwright Bill Grimmette, Desmond Bing, and Freddie Bennett, Cast Members David Crocker of the University of Maryland Katherine Wood, Independent Consultant on the Arts and International Affairs

Moderated by Stephen Stern of Mosaic Theater Company of DC




NEXT IN THE SERIES:

  • February 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM: I Shall Not Hate, a memoir by Izzeldin Abuelaish; performance excerpts and reflections from the author, UMD Journalist-in-Residence Shlomi Eldar and Professor Yoram Peri, in conjunction with the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies and others.

  • March, 2016: Concert performance of Eretz Chadasha (The Promised Land) and discussion of the unfolding Middle East refugee crisis; in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (Time and date to be announced).

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