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Women Who Write

What are the self-perceptions, preoccupation, and creativity of women poets writing across the diaspora? How do they fuse their lived experiences and rich imagination? What kind of breakthroughs do they seek as women writers living in this multicultural world?

Found in poetry: language, home, self (co-hosted with SOAS)

As bilingual speakers, how do poets translate and articulate themselves? How do they rediscover their authentic inner selves and reveal—with profound and moving honesty—their cultural and emotional journeys through the power of poetic language?

The Mapping of Desire

In this current time, how does a writer approach questions of gender and sexual identities? How do we go about mapping the taboos and unspoken desires? How can we go about redrawing boundaries or appreciating the power of naming?