Commencement Forum: A Conversation with Tracee Ellis Ross ’94

Salomon Center, Room 101 (De Ciccio Family Auditorium)

Tracee Ellis Ross '94, an honorary degree recipient, is widely recognized for her comedic roles as Joan Clayton in Girlfriends and more recently as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the series black-ish. Ms. Ross graduated from Brown University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts and will be awarded an honorary degree during this year’s Commencement. Professor Tricia Rose '93 PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, will interview Ms. Ross and Vice Provost for the Arts Michael Steinberg will introduce the forum.

Sponsored by the Department of Theater Arts and Performance StudiesBrown Arts Initiative and CSREA.