A Conversation with
with guest moderator Heena Patel
RESCHEDULED DATE: Saturday, May 30, 7pm
LOCATION: Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center
Hasan Minhaj is the host and creator of the weekly comedy show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj that premiered on Netflix in October 2018. The series, which has earned a 2019 Peabody Award and a Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design, explores the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. Minhaj earned rave reviews for his one-hour Netflix comedy special Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, which won a 2018 Peabody Award, and for his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner. The first-generation American joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2014 as a correspondent and continued on in that role after Trevor Noah took over through August 2018.
Moderated by Heena Patel, founder and CEO of Mela Arts Connect, producer and artistic director of Bollywood Boulevard – also part of Mosaix, the conversation with Minhaj will focus on his career and experience as a first-generation American.