Pancho Savery

Pancho is a professor of English, humanities, and American studies at Reed College, where he teaches courses in American literature post-1850, African American literature, and modern and contemporary American and European drama. He also teaches in Reed’s freshman humanities program that covers the ancient Mediterranean world (Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt, Persia, and Palestine) as well as Mexico City and Harlem. He has given theatre talks at Coho Theatre, Profile Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Artists Rep, and Portland Playhouse; directed Delve Reading Seminars through Literary Arts in Portland; and has published essays on Robert Creeley, Ezra Pound, Saunders Redding, Ralph Ellison, Cecil Brown, Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, Robert Farris Thompson, Albert Murray, and others. He currently also serves on the Artists Rep Board of Directors.