In this Reading & Discussion series, Your Silence Will Not Protect You! – The Writing of Audre Lorde, we will take a look at the work of Audre Lorde and her view of language and storytelling as powerful technologies for self-empowerment. Each of the five sessions of the series will begin with a discussion of excerpts from her books followed by a writing prompt inspired by the texts we read.
Participants are welcome to join any number of the five sessions in October – December 2020.
Reinventing the Sacred Text: Audre Lorde and Biomythography 11/21
To whom do I owe the symbols of my survival? We will read excerpts from Lorde’s biomythography, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name,” and discuss how grounding ourselves in our cultural mythologies as well as creating our own gives a sacredness to our lives, and creates codes for us to make ourselves in our images.
This Reading & Discussion series is supported by Humanities NY.