In response to student protest, Michaela, an African-American dean at a major American university summons Alan, a renowned Jewish professor of cultural psychology, to request that he retract a controversial paper on
female initiation rites in Africa. But dormant feelings of attraction and resentment from an illicit affair years earlier turns a heated battle over science and cultural pluralism into a heavyweight fight. Rozin’s provocative play shatters the ivory tower of academia, upending questions of privilege and Western morality.
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