Classical Tropes/New Forms

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00 am

Sonnets, haikus and ghazals meet Dante, Greek mythology and Victor Hugo. Can these long-dead authors and classical forms be reinterpreted in the modern world? Four living, breathing writers show you how they use classical structures to make work that is still relevant, centuries later.

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New Media

Friday, September 30, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An exploration of writing and technology, as well as other forms of storytelling in new media such as podcasting, video, images and online communities

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Writing for People Without a Voice

Friday, September 30, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Three social justice writers talk about the ethics and responsibilities of writing for people without a voice.

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Disability

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Disibility is so often silenced in the literary canon. What does it mean to be a writer with disability, or to tell disability stories?

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The Polytics of Voice

Saturday, October 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This forum discussion will examine the 'big think' questions we interrogate consistently as young writers.