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"Writer as Reader" in Chicago

"Writer as Reader" in Chicago
“'I'm glad that we wrote as much as we did: some of us - especially me - don't give ourselves enough time to practice what we are trying to teach”    

-- Institute for Writing and Thinking 2017 participant
 
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Francis Parker School
330 West Webster Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

January 26, 2018

The Bard College Institute for Writing & Thinking greatly appreciates the invitation from The Francis W. Parker School in Chicago to host a day of "Writer as Reader: Discovering New Ways into the Texts" workshops on Friday, January 26, 2018.

Further information on the Francis W. Parker School can be found at https://www.fwparker.org/

Workshops being offered:

+ Against Phoniness: Speaking Your Truth in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and Wild Hundreds by Nate Marshall.

+ The Limits of Control: Behave: The Biology of Humans at their Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky and excerpts from the Summa Theologiae by Saint Thomas Aquinas

+ The Places Below and at the End of Things:  Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane and Loren Eisley's The Night Country

+ In the Form of: Images and Objects in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and The Voyage of the Sable Venus by Robin Coste Lewis
 

+ Pain, Voice, and Form in Claudia Rankine's Citizen and “The Pain Scale” by Eula Biss