The Dramatists Guild: PANEL SERIES: Banned BIPOC Writers

The Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) is partnering with The Dramatists Guild Political Engagement Initiative to present two online panel discussions that will highlight BIPOC writers who have previously been left out of significant cultural conversations.

Facing Censorship:
Personal Experiences on Being Banned
Thursday, October 1 at 3pm EDT

Professor Jimmy Noriega will moderate a panel of writers who will discuss their own personal experiences with censorship, the challenges they faced, and their takeaways.

Register here.

Unknown Legacies:
Black Playwrights in America
Friday, October 2 at 3pm EDT

The DG and the DLDF are proud to welcome professors William Maxwell, Mary Helen Washington, and William J. Harris to discuss playwrights Amiri Baraka, Alice Childress, Claude McKay, Lorraine Hansberry, and Richard Wright, and why these eminent writers are not part of the theatrical canon as we know it today.

Register here.

Deadline: not applicable 

Source: direct contact

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