Minneapolis Convention Center | April 11, 2015
(Alexander Chee, Jennine Capó Crucet, Danielle Evans, Mat Johnson, Christine Lee) Writers and creative writing instructors discuss teaching strategies for addressing sexist/homophobic/racist work in the classroom. What opportunities exist when encountered with such work? How does one dismantle pejorative workshop commentary that promotes marginalization while maintaining open dialogue? The diverse panel will explore topics of artistic integrity around the author/narrator/character convergence, as well as provide pedagogical tools to address classroom prejudice head on.
Published Date: August 5, 2015