[Blackstudies-l] TODAY: Philip's play Coups & Calypsos (another extra-credit opportunity)

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Thu Apr 2 11:42:23 EDT 2015

In association with the Black Students Union and ENGL 458: Major Authors -
M. NourbeSe Philip, there will be a staged reading of Philip's play *Coups
& Calypsos* this week, directed by Christopher Bland.

Thursday 2nd April
The Knight Spot

A military coup sweeps across the twin island state of Trinidad and Tobago.
Elvira, a doctor, and Rohan, an English professor, now separated after a
stormy marriage, are confined to a beach house during a curfew. Their
relationship has foundered on issues of race, identity and politics. The
radio informs the beach house of the danger of the insurrection outside.
Can they survive their own emotional war?


Maria Helena Lima
Department of English
Comparative Literature Director
Welles 225A
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454

(585) 245-5242
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