Write Here, Write Now: An Act of Care with Aurora Masum-Javed
Date(s): Monday, June 28, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Genre and Form(s): Mixed Genre
About this Event
Need ideas to help you get started writing? Take a dip into our classes before you dive in! Presented in partnership with Phoenix College and Changing Hands Bookstore, Write Here, Write Now is a monthly pop-up workshop every 4th Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
This month: An Act of Care with Aurora Masum-Javed!
Where controlling structures aim to tame, punish, and discipline, care listens. Where control is hierarchical, care requires equity, respects the autonomy and inherent dignity of all involved, honors interdependence. Care does not demand a singular outcome. It is instead adaptive. It responds to feedback. In our daily lives, in our families, in our schools. With the land, with our bodies. Politically, globally. Rather than systems of control, we need systems of care. In this workshop, we’ll read poems by Rick Barot and Chen Chen to consider the forms that control and care take in our own lives.