Alumni Events

Anna Deavere Smith @ Penn GSE

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum

In honor of its Centennial, Penn GSE presents an evening with actress, playwright, and social commentator Anna Deavere Smith about the school-to-prison pipeline.


Smith will perform parts of a work-in-progress play she is writing. After her presentation, she will be joined onstage for a discussion with Penn GSE professors Howard Stevenson and Vivian Gadsden and Penn criminologist John MacDonald, with additional panelists still to be announced. The event is open to the public and tickets are free.


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