Saviana Stanescu Condeescu to Present at the Thursday, April 4 Faculty Colloquium


Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor

The following is submitted on behalf of Provost Marisa Kelly:

Please join me on Thursday, April 4th for the fifth Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Saviana Stanescu Condeescu , Department of Theatre Arts, will be presenting “NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENT (Writing the Immigrant Experience).”  

Romanian-born award-winning playwright and poet Saviana Stanescu, author of the acclaimed plays "Aliens With Extraordinary Skills" (produced off-Broadway at Women's Project, New York; in regional US theatres; in Mexico, in the Spanish version: Inmigrantes con Habilidades Extraordinarias, in Turkey, Romania, etc), "Lenin's Shoe", "Ants", "For a Barbarian Woman", and "Waxing West" (winner of 2007 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Script), will talk about writing/performing the immigrant experience.

The presentation will include production photos and readings of excerpts from Saviana's work, followed by a discussion.

The Colloquium will take place from 5:00p.m.-6:30p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. We will enjoy wine, appetizers, an outstanding presentation, and excellent conversation.  

I look forward to seeing you there.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact MaryAnn Taylor at or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.