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Date(s): Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Tooker, Old Main (view map)
Type(s): Generative Workshop, Presentation, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): Memoir, Mixed Genre, Poetry, Social Justice
Tags: Family, History, Culture, Narrative, The Body, Story
The current trends in contemporary literature reflect a deep sense of using personal narrative and/or cultural history as both text and sites of investigating some of the following questions: How do I heal what's been forced upon my body, my cultural and social communities? How do I use myself as an archive to resolve personal and social conflict? This workshop will ask participants to sift through cultural memories, stories and personal histories to generate poetic text as a form of self-healing. Join writer, haydée (hr) souffrant, as she leads the group in allowing individuals to see the power in writing oneself.