Susannah Jacob, First Year LAHer, Selected to Meet with David Mamet
Chosen students will meet with David Mamet over two days at the Ransom Center
Posted: March 4, 2010
The Ransom Center held a competition for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students to meet with playwright, writer, and director David Mamet on "A Journey Towards Meaning." To apply, students were asked to submit no more than two lines explaining why they should be chose to participate in the seminar. Only ten students were selected.
Susannah submitted the following lines for her winning entry: "My question:'You're such a hero, you're so rich, how come you're coming down here wasting your time with such a bunch of bums?'". The quote comes from Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross.
Mr. Mamet will meet with the ten selected students at the Ransom Center from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9 and 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. The Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum is home to David Mamet's archive, which is open and available for use: http://research.hrc.utexas.edu:8080/hrcxtf/view?docId=ead/00486p1.xml.