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Suzanne Gardinier –Taste and power: writers and the state


Oct 2, 2018
02:00 PM until 03:00 PM


This talk with 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. 

For more event updates and details, visit www.sarahlawrence.edu/news-events/events/2018-2019/2018-10-02-mfa_writing_suzanne_-eid221496.html




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Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY

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Bronxville,Eastchester,Mamaroneck,New Rochelle,Pelham,Scarsdale,Tuckahoe,White Plains,Yonkers

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