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Join the Saturday Symposium

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'In the Heat of the Night'

Please join us on Saturday, Nov. 18, for a Saturday Symposium. The 2023 symposium is in conjunction with the Resident Ensemble Players (REP) and their production of John Ball's "In the Heat of the Night," adapted by Matt Pelfrey and based on the novel that also inspired the 1967 famous Oscar-winning film.

The Saturday Symposium will begin at 9 a.m. with talks by UD faculty, followed by lunch and discussion. The symposium culminates with the matinee performance at the REP and a post-show discussion. Registration is required.

Speakers include:

  • Edward Johanningsmeier, Department of History
  • John Jebb, Department of English
  • Earl Smith, Department of Women and Gender Studies
  • Chisa Hutchinson, Department of English
  • Steve Tague, Department of Theater


  • Roselle Center for the Arts, Gore Recital Hall - Morning Talks
  • Alfred Lerner Hall, Atrium - Lunch
  • Roselle Center for the Arts, Thompson Theatre - Matinee and Post-Show Discussion

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