Suzanne Gardinier –Taste and power: writers and the state

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Description

This talk by Sarah Lawrence Writing faculty member, Suzanne Gardinier, will focus on questions of power surrounding what it means to be a writer in the United States, now & over the past 50-or-so years.

How did the MFA program originate? What are the complex forces that form any reader’s or writer’s taste, & the complex forces that frame literary contests & publication & reputation?

What are the complexities of a writer’s connection to the state(s) in which s/he writes?all aimed at what Raymond Williams called “unlearning the inherent dominative mode.”

This event is free to attend and open to the public.

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Event Location and Ticket Information

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Slonim House at Sarah Lawrence College
911 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Times: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: Sarah Lawrence College
Presenter Phone: 9143952412
Presenter Website: www.sarahlawrence.edu



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