The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater, in collaboration with the English Department, the Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life, and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, present a panel on South Asian Theater and Performance on Monday, April 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m. featuring theater scholar Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, actor Aasif Mandvi, playwright Jamil Khoury, and theater historian Neilesh Bose.  The panel is organized by Afzal-Khan and Jill Dolan, Professor of Theater, Annan Professor in English, and Director of the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. The event is free and open to the public.

Fawzia Afzal-Khan, theatre scholar, University Distinguished Scholar, and Professor of English at Montclair State University

Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and novelist

Aasif Mandvi, actor/playwright and The Daily Show correspondent

Jamil Khoury, Founding Artistic Director of Silk Road Rising Theatre, Chicago

Neilesh Bose, theatre historian and Assistant Professor of History at St. John’s University

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Presented By

  • Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life
  • Program in Theater
  • Department of English