Comedy as a Weapon

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

These conscientious objectors bring their rage to the page and make you gasp with laughs. But do comedians have an obligation to comment on the world?

#comedy #socialconscience #activism

Image credit: Alana Potts

Changing Languages

Sunday, October 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Language is an ever-growing organism, but it can't just be shaped by those in the mainstream.

No Country For Old White Men

Saturday, September 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

"We need more diversity", they cry, scrabbling for a token minority writer. But how can we move forward and smash those glass ceilings and ivory towers?

Wax Scientifical

Friday, September 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Science writing is about details, much like writing in minutae. Let's blur the lines between science and art and watch it disintegrate into truth.

Writing From the Wound

Sunday, October 1, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Writing about mental illness can be a powerful tool to heal and confront trauma. Join these writers in a frank and intimate look into this world of writing.