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Nauru Prison Island: a Borders & Their Shadows Festival FORUM

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Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre, Georgetown University

3700 O Street NW

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A forum on the Australian Prison Island Nauru as pre-show context for reading of the play Tomorrow Will Take Care of Itself

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FORUM on Nauru Contexts: Prison Island for Refugees, Climate Crisis, Colonialism as part of Borders & Their Shadows, a festival of plays on International Themes

Prof Derek Goldman (Chair, GU Department of Performing Arts; Co-Founder of Lab for Global Performance & Politics), Moderator. Panelists include Prof. Anne Richard (former assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration under President Obama;Adjunct Professor - Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown), Prof. Christine Evans (TPST, Curator/Playwright of Borders & Their Shadows Festival), Prof. Katrin Sieg (SFS) among others.

After the forum, grab a ticket to the 7:30pm play reading of Tomorrow Will Take Care of Itself by Stefanie Zadravec. Ticket registration for play-reading HERE.

The Border & Their Shadows Festival features free Concert Readings of new plays by women writing across international borders, amplified by special forums with the Playwrights, Georgetown Faculty, and Activists, offering imaginative entry points to the cascading human and social consequences of forced migration. Play Readings, featuring Students & Guests, Interact with Forums involving International Artists & Scholars Sept. 19-22.

The Festival is generously funded by the College Dean's Office for TPST's Home Season in the Davis Center, Georgetown's Global Humanities Initiative, and the Embassy of Sweden, with co-sponsorship by the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics and the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

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