"Chance Favors the Prepared Mind": Fireside Chat with RC Faculty Janet Hegman Shier


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  • Host Department: Residential College
  • Date: 11/11/2013
  • Time: 6:30 PM

  • Location: Greene Lounge, East Quad

  • Janet Shier Fireside Chat
  • Description:

    In another installment of the RC Fireside Chats with Faculty, Janet Hegman Shier will speak about how her professional and her personal life intersect;  that is,  how directing plays with an eclectic methodology (drawing from Brecht, Boal, and Shier) for 29 years has changed her as a person. She will address  theater for social action,  how the personal is political, and survival tools one gains by mindfully attending to three ongoing processes involved in creative work: perception, production, and reflection.

    Janet is the Head of the RC German Language Program and the founder and director of the Deutsches Theater program, which produces a play in the German language each year.

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