Library EventInternational Authors: Writing the Not-Self

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

08/31/2018 12:00pm 08/31/2018 1:30pm International Authors: Writing the Not-Self What, if any, is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort, in understanding, empathy, research, may be needed? Are there comparable challenges for one writing from a “marginalized” position? The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2018 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and The Iowa City Public Library. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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What, if any, is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort, in understanding, empathy, research, may be needed? Are there comparable challenges for one writing from a “marginalized” position?

The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2018 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and The Iowa City Public Library.

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This event is open to the public.

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Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: UI International Writing Program

Cosponsor Name: Saunia Powell

Cosponsor Phone: 335-3281