Please join us for an engaging experience with playwright Sedef Ecer who will be visiting New York and Barnard between Oct. 15-23.

Sedef Ecer was born in Istanbul, where she grew up in a world of movie-making, theatre, and television. In French, Ms. Ecer has written numerous plays, screenplays, novels, as well as articles and editorials for national newspapers and magazines, and explored transmedia narrative. Her theatre work has been translated into Polish, Turkish, Armenian, German, Greek, and English; her plays have been produced in venues across Europe and in the U.S.  Sedef Ecer has also translated the work of Charlotte Delbo and Saint-Exupery into Turkish.

  1. Talk and conversation in English with Sedef Ecer at Barnard College

“Je suis une personne traduite/I am a translated person” 

Monday, October 22 from 6:00-7:15 p.m.

Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank

Ms. Ecer will discuss the role of translation in her plays, as well her own work as a translator.

  1. 2. Staged Reading of Sedef Ecer’s recent play “” 

by the Voyage Theater Company

Directed by Lisa Rothe

Thursday, October 18    7:00 p.m.

New York Public Library, 18 W. 53rd St. across from MOMA

Free admission, but reservations are highly recommended. RSVP here. 

This event is part of the “Parts Unknown Play Reading Series”

  1. Barnard/Columbia students are invited to attend any part of the rehearsal/translation workshopsin preparation for the staged reading by the Voyage Theater Company.

They will be held at the Lark Theater Laboratory (311 W. 43rd St.–4th floor).


Please RSVP to attend the rehearsal/workshop to Laurie Postlewate at and indicate the day/time you would like to attend.


Rehearsal/Workshop Schedule for “” 

Monday, Oct 15 (11-5)

Tuesday, Oct 16 (11-5)

Wednesday, Oct 17 (12-5)