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Join us on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. on the Library's Facebook Live for "The Artist Must Take Sides," a presentation on Paul Robeson, Othello, and Civil Unrest. Dr. Robert Sawyer, Professor of English at ETSU and author of multiple books on Shakespeare's works, will examine the work and activism of Paul Robeson, the first Black man in the United States to portray Shakespeare's Othello. Professor Herb Parker of ETSU's Department of Theater and Dance, and creator and chair of its Diversity in Acting Scholarship, will share his experiences performing the role of Othello in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Event Type(s): Website Adult, Special Event Lisa Williams (423) 434-4454