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April 12, 2002

Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama


Photo: Fred LeBlanc

Over the past twelve months, Obie Award–winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 has enjoyed, to coin a phrase from her milieu, a truly great run. In May, she spoke at MHC’s commencement and received a doctor of arts degree from the College. In October, she was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. And, in a finale worthy of a Broadway musical, her comic drama Topdog/Underdog not only opened on Broadway last Sunday to excellent reviews, but the next day won Parks the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for drama. more>

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The Orchards Golf Club to Host 2004 U.S. Women’s Open more>

Wisdom Conference Deemed a Great Beginning more>

Author Bernhard Schlink to Give Reading April 15 more>

Writer Alexander Stille to Deliver Annual Italian Lecture April 17 more>

Don’t Miss the 2002 Faculty Show more>

Regional Planning Expert Timothy Brennan to Speak April 16 more>

Student Group to Host Dialogues on the Middle East more>

To Be or Not to Be a Woman: That Is the Question for Smith-Howard’s Hamlet more>

Joseph Smith: “My Job Is to Make People Notice” more>

Geese Police Jane Ashbrook Southworth ’63 and Her Goose Dog Bess to Address Campus Goose Problem more>

Nota Bene more>

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