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AROUND & ABOUT THEATER: Breaking News--Philip Kan Gotanda Appointed as Professor for UC Theater, Dance & Performance Department

By Ken Bullock
Thursday March 20, 2014 - 05:53:00 PM

Philip Kan Gotanda, playwright known for such plays as The Wash, Day Standing on Its Head and the libretto for Manzanar, a symphonic work about the relocation camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II, has just been appointed professor in the Department of Theater, dance and Performance Studies at UC-Berkeley, where he has in the past been artist in residence (as well as at Berkeley Rep and Stanford).