Congratulations to CDTPS Assistant Professor Djanet Sears!

December 1, 2023 by Tara Maher

CDTPS Assistant Professor Djanet Sears, a celebrated Canadian playwright and theatre director, is being awarded an honorary degree by St. Francis Xavier University at its 2023 Fall Convocation on Saturday, December 2, 2023. 

The honorary degree will be presented at the Charles V. Keating Centre at StFX where up to 300 students will convocate.

Professor Sears will deliver a guest talk and discuss her plays Harlem Duet and The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God, and their relationship to works by William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw. 

To read more, visit St. Francis Xavier's full press release

The CDTPS would like to congratulate Professor Sears on her outstanding achievement!