Community and the Ethics of Collaboration with Layli Long Soldier
Date(s): Saturday, March 27, 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Phoenix MST / Pacific
Type(s): Craft Talk, Generative Workshop, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): Collaborations, Community, Mixed Genre
Cost: $39 General, $19 Indigenous
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
About this Event
Join acclaimed poet Layli Long Soldier for Community and the Ethics of Collaboration on Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Phoenix MST / Pacific on Zoom.
In this workshop, Long Soldier will offer an artist talk on various projects that involve community and collaboration. We will discuss ideas of surrendering the individuality of the poet to the possibilities of collective knowledge and creation. The talk will be followed by a short writing exercise to prompt imagination and appreciation for collaboration with others.
Please note: as Phoenix does not observe daylight savings time, determining the correct time outside of Arizona can be somewhat confusing. Right now, Phoenix MST is currently equivalent to Pacific (not Mountain). To view the current time in Phoenix, Arizona, you can check the world time clock.
Looking for more events? Write in response to the Heard Museum with Manny Loley on March 13, register for the keynote with Layli Long Soldier on March 26, or view the full schedule for the NEA Big Read today at http://piper.asu.edu/nea-big-read/events.
About the NEA Big Read: Phoenix
This event is presented as part of the NEA Big Read: Phoenix, celebrating Indigenous literary arts and culture in the Valley with over 25 talks, workshops, performances, book clubs, art exhibits other virtual events inspired by The Round House by Louise Erdrich. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The NEA Big Read: Phoenix is presented by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University with additional support from Arizona Humanities, Phoenix Public Library, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Division at ASU, and over 40 authors, performers, and community organizations. Find events, meet our partners, and start reading today at http://piper.asu.edu/big-read.
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