Faculty Notes

Peter Erickson: On African American actor Harry Lennix

Feb. 4: Peter Erickson, visiting professor of humanities, has conducted an extensive, wide-ranging interview with the African American actor Harry Lennix, whose roles encompass both Shakespeare and August Wilson.  “From Lear’s Button to Harmond’s Paintbrush: A Conversation with Harry Lennix” appears in issue 102 (January 2010) of Transition, a journal published under the auspices of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University.