April 3, 2006

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Women’s History Month keynote speaker Margaret Edson (left) stands with two people who helped make her March 29 appearance in Cannon Chapel possible: Center for Women Director Ali Crown (right) and Richard Glasser, father of Emory alumna Jessica Glasser, who was killed in a car accident in the summer of 1996, just after graduating from Emory and before she enrolled in the University of Virginia law school. Edson’s appearance also served as the ninth annual Jessica Glasser Memorial Lecture, and the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit delighted her audience with an eclectic speech.


Wit author’s lecture random,
but not senseless

Although she has received the Pulitzer Prize and many other accolades, Margaret Edson is not interested in writing another play. She is, however, interested in “jails, boxes, dungeons, balls, chains, leashes and extra large ideas in extremely small spaces.”

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