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Ayad Akhtar: A Conversation

By RISD Painting Department

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 · 4 - 5:30pm EDT


RISD Museum, Chace Center Metcalf Auditorium 20 North Main Street Providence, RI 02903


A conversation with Pulitzer prize-winning playwright/author Ayad Akhtar, Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting at RISD Shazia Sikander (RISD MFA '95), RISD Literary Arts & Studies Professor Avishek Ganguly, and RISD Painting Professor Dennis Congdon (RISD '75). The dialogue will engage collaboration, challening perceptions of identity, tradition, and contemporaneity from multiple perspectives.

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