See below for a list of supporting faculty members within the English Department.

Barry Horwitz  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • M.A. English, University of California, Berkeley, 1963
  • B.A. English, Northwestern University, 1960

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor, First Class - Universite de Paul Valery, France (2002)
  • present: Adjunct in English - St. Mary's College of California (1977 - Present)
  • Associate Instructor - English Department, UC Berkeley (1970 - 1981)
  • Lectuer d'anglais - Universite de Paris, Sorbonne (1965 - 1967)
  • Lecturer - Universite de Paris, Institut d'Etudes Politique (1965 - 1967)
  • Lecturer - University of Maryland, SHAPE, NATO, Paris. (1965 - 1967)

Professional Experience:

  • Dramaturge - John Hinkel Theatre, Berkeley (2002)
    Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis,
  • Dramaturge - Eight Street Theatre, Berkeley. (2001 - 2002)
    Giraudoux, There Will Be No Trojan War,
  • Directing - Subterranean Shakespeare (2001)
    "Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare," Subterranean Shakespeare, Summer 2001, Associate Director and Dramaturge.
  • Directing - Shotwell Studio (2000)
    Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, Shotwell Studio, San Francisco, 2000, Director, Designer, and Producer.
  • Dramaturge - Eighth Street Theatre, (1999)
    Euripides, Bacchae, Eighth Street Theatre, also playing role of Teireisias
  • Dramaturge - John Hinkel Theatre, Berkeley (1998)
    Shakespeare, As You Like It,
  • Dramaturge - John Hinkel Theatre, Berkeley (1997)
    Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet,
  • Dramaturge - Shotgun Players, First Baptist Church, Oakland (1996)
    Shaw, Man and Superman,
  • Directing - Somar Theatre (1994)
    # Oedipus Rex, Somar Theatre, San Francisco, 1994, Director (Faculty Development Grant, SMC, Dean's Roundtable, 1994, also presented at LeFevre Theatre for Collegiate Seminar).
  • Directing - Intersection of the Arts (1993)
    Incident at Vichy, Arthur Miller, Intersection of the Arts, 1993, Director.
  • Acting -
    "Bacchae," role of Tieresias "Trojan War," role of Abneos "A Midsummer Night's Dream," role: Bottom, Shakespeare & Co., S.F.
  • Directing - St. Mary's College - Seminar Events
    Everyman, contemporary production of medieval morality play, SMC students, for Seminar Events, 1990, Soda Center, part of Morality Plays Onstage, English 185, Spring 1990,Teacher/ Director/Producer.
  • Directing - Noah Theatre Co
    "The Jewish Wife, Brecht, Noah Theatre Co., LeFevre Theatre, SMC, Director, Producer.

Other Experience:

  • Co- Founder - Shakespeare & Co (1992 - 1995)
    Shakespeare & Co., acting group in San Francisco.
  • Founder and Editor - Newman Essay Contest and UNDERGRADUATE magazine (1990 - Present)
    Newman Essay Contest and UNDERGRADUATE magazine
  • Founder and Editor - OnStage Newsletter of seminar events for Campus and Community (1990 - Present)
    OnStage Newsletter of seminar events for Campus and Community
  • Founder - Seminar Events Program (1990 - Present)
  • Founder - Writing Tutor Program and Labs (1977)

Awards:

  • O. DeSales Perez Award 2011 - Saint Mary's College of California (October 01, 2011)
    Annual Award, Gold Medallion & Grant for Distinguished Contribution to the Work of Seminar, for Seminar Events and Quixotic Players, presented by Brother Ron Gallagher, President of SMC.
  • Collegiate Seminar Governing Board Special Award for Distinctive Contribution - Saint Mary's College (May 2005)
  • Advising Services Award: Tenth Anniversary for Establishing Writing Tutor Program - Saint Mary's College (September 1988)
  • Distinguished Teaching Award: - UC Berkeley (1981)
    Distinguished Teaching Award: Dept. of Interdisciplinary Studies, Humanities Field Major, Lecturer, UC Berkeley.

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Cerificate - University of Paris, Sorbonne (September 1965)
  • Lifetime Credential, Language & Literature - California College Teaching Credential (June 1963)

Presentations:

Conference paper

Master Class

Panel Chair/Speaker

  • Modernist Writers: Nationalism and Despair. Horwitz, Barry (panel or forum member, panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    International Conference in New Directions in the Humanities
    (July 22, 2004)

Panel Speaker

  • The American Outsider: Thoreau, Emerson, Darrow. Horwitz, Barry (panel or forum member)
    Inherit the Wind--Fifty Years Later
    (October 27, 2005)
  • On a Midsummer Night's Dream. Horwitz, Barry (panel or forum member)
    Bard Talk, Claifornia Shakespeare Festival
    (1993)

Publications:

Performances:

Freshman Collaborative Discussion

  • Roman Christian Day. Seminar Events for Roman-Christian Thought. (March 15, 2010)

Performance, Co-Director

  • Sappho: Dances for Love. (2005)

Play, Adaptor & Director

  • Antigone. (2004)

Play, Director

  • Face to Face: Sor Juana Meets Virginia Woolf. (2004)
  • A Doll House. (2004)

Play, Producer

Play, Producer and Directror

Play, Producer and Dramaturge

Staged Reading, Director

  • Pygmalion, Bernard Shaw. Collegiate Players, Soda Center. (October 09, 2007)
    Director, Shaw's Pygmalion, a staged reading, with the locale transfered to the U.S., done with American accents, and African American Eliza Doolittle and Alfred Doolittle. Performed for Modern Seminar and public.
Maps & Directories

Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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