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Creative Writing Program Presents

Power on the Page

3/24/17, 4:00 PM

About this event

Join regional writers, teachers, and publishers as we discuss the intersection of activism, politics, identity, and the written word.

Featuring Tai Coleman, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Heid Erdrich, Shawn Gude, Andy Johnson, Sun Yung Shin, and Valerie Wetlaufer.

Panel #1: Politics in the Classroom (4:00-5:30 p.m.)
How can the writer-as-teacher and the writer-as-student engage with the political in the classroom? Panelists will discuss issues of representation, identity, oppression, and politics-at-large.

Panel #2: Activism in Publishing (6:00-7:30 p.m.)
How can writers and editors use publishing as a platform for activism? Panelists will share their own experiences and also consider historical approaches to advocacy and activism.

Presented by the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English. Free and open to the public--no tickets or registration required.
Event Location
  • Weisman Art Museum, Shepherd Room
  • 333 East River Road
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA