The Office of Multicultural Affairs at John Carroll University presents

 

B.D. WONG

of NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

Lecture

 “All the World’s a Stage: From Exclusion to Inclusion”

Wednesday, November 17,  2010

7 p.m.

Dolan Center for Science and Technology / Donahue Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public.

 

WHAT:                In this lecture by Tony Award-winning actor B.D. Wong, he will discuss the many lessons he learned in order to excel in a career fraught with rejection and racism.  He will also discuss issues related to feelings of exclusion based on sexual orientation.  Wong will provide a unique perspective on issues of diversity, exclusion and inclusion.   

                               

The 2010-2011 Dr. Shirley S. Seaton Cultural Awareness Series, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs at John Carroll University, celebrates diversity as integral to today’s society.

WHO:                   B.D. Wong  is an actor featured on the NBC television program, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as Dr. George Huang, a forensic psychiatrist and expert on the criminal mind.

Wong is the only actor ever to have received all five major New York theater awards for a single role. For his performance in “M. Butterfly,” his Broadway debut, he received the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Theater World Award, and the Clarence Derwent  Award.

 

WHEN:                Wednesday, November 17, 2010

7 p.m.

WHERE:             John Carroll University

                                20700 North Park Boulevard

University Heights, OH

                                Dolan Center for Science & Technology, Donahue Auditorium

CONTACT:        Office of Multicultural Affairs

                                216.397.4185

Posted on October 20, 2010
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