Lesley Ferris: On the Road to the Pentagon: The Great Game Afghanistan


2:30 PM to 3:30 PM


Thompson Library, Ohio State University

1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 292-2295

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Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Lesley Ferris presents a lecture on Tricycle Theatre’s 2009 Afghanistan festival of short plays focusing on “The Great Game: Afghanistan,” a groundbreaking series of new plays documenting Britain’s relationship with Afghanistan from the 19th century to today.

150 Thompson Library

Free and open to the public.

This lecture is part of On the Front Lines, a series of events centered on Afghanistan, organized by Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Lesley Ferris and sponsored by a Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Creation Grant. Co-sponsored by The Department of History, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the Middle East Studies Center, the Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Service and the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Institute at the University Library.