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January 2020

$220

Winter 2020: Fear and Freedom In A Time of Distrust: Zadie Smith and Hunter S. Thompson


January 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Mondays, January 6 – February 10, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Benjamin Ficklin Where have the gonzo journalists gone? Who is proudly owning the biases of their bylines? What use to a readership is a novelist turning…

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Delve Winter 2020: Family, Identity, and Womanhood in the work of Min Jin Lee


January 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Wednesdays, January 8-February 19,2020 (no meeting January 15) 6:30-8:30 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Hannah Kim This seminar is offered exclusively for people of color. Seminar participants will receive one complimentary admission to Literary Arts’ Portland Arts & Lectures event with…

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Delve: Historical Imagination and the Modern Turkish Novel


January 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursdays, January 9 - February 13, 2020 6:30-8:30 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Ülker Gökberk This Delve explores two pivotal examples of historical fiction in contemporary Turkish literature, Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi (2009) and…

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Delve: Octavia Butler’s Kindred


January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Tuesdays, January 14 - February 4, 2020 6:30-8:30 p.m. (4 sessions) Guide: Christopher Rose, Tuition: $150 With the growing interest in speculative fiction, several writers have worked to deconstruct popular tropes to examine contemporary social issues. Octavia Butler’s modern classic,…

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DELVE: Women Write the West: Leslie Marmon Silko, Annie Proulx and Claire Vaye Watkins


January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 United States

Wednesdays, January 22- February 26, 2020 7:00-9:00 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Danielle Frandina In this seminar, we will explore the works of award-winning contemporary writers Leslie Marmon Silko, Annie Proulx, and Claire Vaye Watkins and how they confront, disrupt, challenge,…

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