Tag Archives: Lannan Symposium

Identity and Convergence: ‘Working Yourself Out of a Box’ and Middlemarch

At the Lannan Symposium last week, I attended “Of Thee, We Write” panel and the “E Pluribus Plures” roundtable back-to-back. While the form and content of the events was significantly different, the juxtaposition illuminated shared themes across the various fields … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges- Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

I went to the lecture by Chris Hedges tonight and was very moved by it, despite the fact that I had not previous heard of Hedges or his book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.  Hedges argues that the liberal … Continue reading

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Of Thee, We Write (but who is thee? who are we?)

The three panelists in the ‘Of Thee, We Write’ made me want to go and read some of their works. Each person gave a little background on themselves and their writing, and then read out samples. I loved how Naomi … Continue reading

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What’s up with the ‘and’?

The Lannan Symposium’s afternoon discussion E Pluribus Plures featured all six symposium speakers in a ’roundtable’ (as the event was held in the ICC auditorium, in reality, it felt more like a panel) discussion working off of audience and moderator questions. … Continue reading

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Responses to the Lannan Center Symposium:

America the Beautiful (11 am, 4/3) – I did not know what to expect from these presentations, so I was surprised to find the themes and topics of the speakers as captivating as I did. The two that proved the … Continue reading

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